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Guinness, that famous Irish stout, isn’t just for drinking! You can actually cook with it and make all sorts of tasty things. We’re talking stews with amazing flavor, yummy breads, and even desserts. So whether you’re a regular beer drinker or not, there are Guinness recipes out there that you’re sure to love.

Cranberry Beef Brisket

Cranberry beef brisket on a tray.
Cranberry Holiday Beef Brisket. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This cranberry holiday beef brisket is seriously amazing. It’s a lovely dish for the holiday season, Jewish holidays or any time of year you’re feeling festive. A large brisket with fresh cranberries or cranberry jelly is a great recipe for any holiday or any day!
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Beef Brisket

Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

A Dutch oven with a shepherd's pie.
Shepherd’s Pie. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Everyone has their own way of using up holiday leftovers. If you find yourself with turkey and can’t really face yet another turkey sandwich, how does this leftover turkey shepherd’s pie with Guinness sound? You can use leftover mashed potatoes in it as well.
Get the Recipe: Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Guinness Irish Soda Bread

Guinness Irish Soda Bread. Photo credit: Living Sweet Moments.

Guinness Irish Soda Bread – Delicious and easy-to-make homemade beer bread. Enjoy a deep flavor with without kneading. This bread requires no yeast at all
Get the Recipe: Guinness Irish Soda Bread

Irish Stew Recipe

Irish Stew Recipe. Photo credit: Dinner At The Zoo.

This Irish stew is a blend of tender meat, carrots and potatoes, all simmered to perfection in a savory and complex beer broth. The perfect comfort food!
Get the Recipe: Irish Stew Recipe

Irish Guinness Beef Stew

A bowl of St Patrick's Day stew with potatoes, carrots, and bread.
Irish Guinness Beef Stew. Photo credit: Chew Out Loud.

This Irish Guinness Beef Stew makes a supremely satisfying meal for the family. This special beef stew is unrivaled in tenderness and flavor.
Get the Recipe: Irish Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Braised Short Ribs

Guinness Braised Short Ribs. Photo credit: Jo Cooks.

Make dinner special with these tender Guinness Braised Short Ribs, braised in rich stout for a unique, flavor-packed dish!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Braised Short Ribs

Guinness Brownies

Guinness Brownies. Photo credit: Sally McKenney at Sally’s Baking Recipes.

These decadent Guinness brownies are made from reduced Guinness Stout. They’re fudgy, rich, and topped with espresso powder and Guinness-infused frosting!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Brownies

Copycat Bennigan’s Guinness Glaze

Copycat Bennigan’s Guinness Glaze. Photo credit: Three Olives Branch.

Copycat Bennigan’s Guinness Glaze is a simple Irish stout recipe to bring the restaurant favorite home! Easy to make and great on just about anything!
Get the Recipe: Copycat Bennigan’s Guinness Glaze

Guinness Pot Roast

Guinness Pot Roast. Photo credit: Sweet & Savory Meals.

Guinness Pot Roast is braised in dark beer, lots of herbs and spices over low heat for hours. Full of bold flavors, it melts in your mouth!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Pot Roast

Irish Guinness Brown Bread

Irish Guinness Brown Bread. Photo credit: Fox & Briar.

This Irish Guinness Brown Bread is a quick bread that just needs to be stirred together and baked! Perfect for breakfast or serving alongside stew!
Get the Recipe: Irish Guinness Brown Bread

Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Stew with Cheddar Dumplings.
Stew with Cheddar Dumplings. Photo credit: The Cozy Plum.

This comforting dish has all of the components of a great stew! With a delicious Guinness base and plenty of tender veggies and beef, you will love this for dinner any time of the year. This recipe also has the fluffiest cheddar dumplings!
Get the recipe: Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Guinness Beef With Herb Dumplings

Guinness Beef With Herb Dumplings. Photo credit: Cooking With Curls.

Tender chunks of beef swimming in a rich Guinness gravy topped with simple herb dumplings is the ultimate comfort food!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Beef With Herb Dumplings

Guinness Beer Battered Cod

Guinness Beer Battered Cod. Photo credit: Carne Diem.

Wars were almost fought over this fish and we can see why. The flaky white cod is the perfect fish for this densely Beer Battered Cod. Serve it up with some crispy fries and a side of malt vinegar for a perfect British fish and chip meal.
Get the Recipe: Guinness Beer Battered Cod

Slow Cooker Guinness Glazed Meatballs

Slow Cooker Guinness Glazed Meatballs. Photo credit: Stefs Eat Sand Sweets.

These Slow Cooker Guinness Glazed Meatballs are easy to make with just a few ingredients, loaded with flavor, and perfect for any party!
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Guinness Glazed Meatballs

Guinness Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Guinness Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs. Photo credit: Cooking With Curls.

The entire family will love the deep, rich flavors in these Guinness Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs with carrots and petite potatoes!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Braised Stout Beef And Carrot Stew With Parsley Dumplings

Braised stout beef and carrot stew with parsley dumplings. Photo credit: Kiddy Charts.

Today we’ll be cooking braised stout beef and carrot stew with parsley dumplings, a dish that just perfect for this season. It will warm you up for sure and it’s really tasty.
Get the Recipe: Braised Stout Beef And Carrot Stew With Parsley Dumplings

Irish Stout Braised Chicken Thighs

Irish Stout Braised Chicken Thighs. Photo credit: Garlic & Zest.

These easy Guinness braised chicken thighs make a hearty pot of Irish chicken, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. A great braised chicken recipe.
Get the Recipe: Irish Stout Braised Chicken Thighs

Corned Beef Hash Recipe

Corned Beef Hash Recipe. Photo credit: Chicken Fried Kitchen.

This super easy Crispy air Fryer Potato & Beer Braised, Slow cooked, Corned Beef Hash Recipe is our go to all year, not just St. Patty’s Day!
Get the Recipe: Corned Beef Hash Recipe

Guinness Glaze Chicken Sandwich

Guinness Glaze Chicken Sandwich. Photo credit: Willcook For Smiles.

This sandwich features beer bold Guinness glaze. covered chicken, crispy bacon, sauteed mushrooms, onions and Provolone cheese.
Get the Recipe: Guinness Glaze Chicken Sandwich

Guinness Shepherd’s Pie

Guinness Shepherd’s Pie. Photo credit: Three Olives Branch.

Guinness Shepherd’s Pie recipe uses ground beef like cottage pie and beer, this is a perfect Irish beef casserole for St Patrick’s Day or any day!
Get the Recipe: Guinness Shepherd’s Pie

Guinness Beef Pot Pie

Guinness Beef Pot Pie. Photo credit: The Foodolic.

Guinness Beef Pot Pie with a thick rustic crust to celebrate St.Patrick’s day this year? A pie filled with tender meat, carrots, onions and green peas.
Get the Recipe: Guinness Beef Pot Pie

Cocoa Powder Chili

Cocoa Powder Chili. Photo credit: Dana’s Table.

Ground beef or turkey, veggies, beer, spices, plus the secret ingredient – cocoa powder – make this chili delicious and so rich in flavor!
Get the Recipe: Cocoa Powder Chili

Guinness Corned Beef

Guinness Corned Beef. Photo credit: Valeries Kitchen.

An easy stovetop method and a rich cooking liquid create this delicious Guinness Corned Beef with cabbage, carrots, and potatoes.
Get the Recipe: Guinness Corned Beef

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.


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