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irish lamb stew

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Hope Adcox
monroe, GA

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

(1 rating)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For irish lamb stew

  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 3
    potatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    white wine
  • 4 c
    beef stock
  • 4 c
    carrots, diced
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 lg
    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

  • 1
    Cook bacon in large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high till evenly brown. Drain and crumble then set aside.
  • 2
    Put lamb, salt, pepper, and flour in large mixing bowl. Toss to coat meat evenly. Brown meat in frying pan with bacon fat/grease.
  • 3
    Put 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.
  • 4
    Add carrots, onions, potatoes, thyme, bay leaves, and wine. Reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes or until tender.

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