Traditional Irish Stew
That will stick to your belly like glue.
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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
- potatoes, thinly sliced
- medium onions, thinly sliced
- 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
- potatoes, halved
- fresh parsley, finely chopped
How to Make Traditional Irish Stew
- 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.