Beer-Braised Beef

Beer-Braised Beef Recipe

Oxmoor House

An oval 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker works best for this recipe because of the shape of the meat. If you don't own an oval slow cooker, cut the meat in half to fit the one you have. Spoon this fork-tender, saucy beef over mashed potatoes.


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 8 Hours, 7 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 265
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 25.5 g
Carbohydrate 20.4 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 514 mg
Calcium 64 mg


1 cup refrigerated prechopped onion
Cooking spray
1 pound boneless top round steak, trimmed
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
1/2 cup light beer
2 tablespoons molasses
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Place onion in a 3- to 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker coated with cooking spray.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add steak; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Place steak over onion in cooker; pour tomatoes and beer over steak. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until steak is very tender.

3. Shred steak with 2 forks in slow cooker; stir in molasses and salt. Let steak stand 10 minutes before serving.