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 :)


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
2 Hr 15 Min


  • 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 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


  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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About Irish Lamb Stew

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

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