Traditional Irish Stew

2
Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

Then hurrah for an Irish Stew
That will stick to your belly like glue.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Using only salt and pepper to flavor, I wasn't sure how the seasoning was going to be. But this stew was delicious! The lamb and bacon added tons of flavor. All that's missing is some crusty bread. I had the stew simmering for 2 hours and it came out perfect! The Test Kitchen


Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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4
potatoes, thinly sliced
4
medium onions, thinly sliced
6
carrots, sliced
1 lb
canadian bacon, chopped
3 lb
lamb chops, 1-inch thick, trimmed, and cut into small pieces
salt and pepper to taste
2 1/2 c
water
4
potatoes, halved
fresh parsley, finely chopped

How to Make Traditional Irish Stew

Step-by-Step

  • 1To make Irish stew, all the ingredients are assembled in layers in a large stew pot.
  • 2Begin with layers of sliced potatoes, onions, and carrots.
  • 3Top with a layer of Canadian bacon and lamb.
  • 4Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  • 5Repeat these steps until all the ingredients are used.
  • 6Add enough water to just cover the ingredients.
  • 7Arrange the halved potatoes on top of the stew, but not in contact with the water, so they can steam as the rest is cooking.
  • 8Simmer over a very low heat for about 2 hours.
  • 9Sprinkle liberally with the chopped parsley and serve in soup bowls.

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About Traditional Irish Stew

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #Irish, #stew, #hearty, #winter




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