Irish Lamb Stew

Hope Adcox


My in-laws love this stew! I make it about twice a year for them and they usually beg to keep the left overs :)


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20 Min
2 Hr 15 Min


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bay leaves
potatoes, chopped
1/2 c
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
white wine
4 c
beef stock
4 c
carrots, diced
1 large
onion, chopped
2 large
onion, diced
1 1/2 lb
bacon, thickly sliced and diced
3 clove
garlic, minced
6 lb
lamb shoulder, boneless
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
thyme, dried
2 tsp
white sugar

How to Make Irish Lamb Stew


  • 1Cook bacon in large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high till evenly brown. Drain and crumble then set aside.
  • 2Put lamb, salt, pepper, and flour in large mixing bowl. Toss to coat meat evenly. Brown meat in frying pan with bacon fat/grease.
  • 3Put meat into crock pot (leave 1/4 cup of fat in frying pan) Add garlic and yellow onion and saute till onion is golden. Deglaze frying pan with 1/2 cup of water and then add garlic-onion mix to crock pot with bacon pieces, beef stock, and sugar. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  • 4Add carrots, onions, potatoes, thyme, bay leaves, and wine. Reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes or until tender.

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About Irish Lamb Stew

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Irish, #stew, #lamb

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