Very Irish Stew

Patrice Manning


This is one of the recipes we make to celebrate St. Patricks Day. It's a tasty Irish stew.

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20 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


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1 1/2 lb
lamb meat for stewing
2 tsp
olive oil
4 c
water (i use 2 cups of chicken broth and 2 of water)
2 c
sliced potatoes, bakers are best for their floury texture.
med. onion, sliced
1/2 c
sliced carrot
1/2 c
cubed turnip
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
each of dried marjoram and thyme
1/8 tsp
2 Tbsp
minced parsley, fresh

How to Make Very Irish Stew


  • 1In a Dutch oven, brown lamb in oil over medium-high heat.
    Add water and chicken broth; bring to a boil.
    Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • 2Add the potatoes, onion, carrot, turnip and seasonings.
    Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • 3In a small bowl, combine the flour and milk until smooth; stir into stew.
    Add parsley.
    Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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