Traditional Irish Stew Recipe

Traditional Irish Stew Recipe

How To Make Traditional Irish Stew

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 20 minutes



  • 1.5 pounds lamb stew meat, cut into chunks
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Heat a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the lamb stew meat and cook until browned on all sides.

  2. Add the diced onion and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until the onion is softened.

  3. Add the sliced carrots, diced potatoes, beef broth, dried thyme, salt, and pepper to the pot. Stir to combine.

  4. Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and simmer for 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the lamb is tender and the potatoes are cooked through.

  5. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed. Ladle the stew into bowls and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

  6. Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Calories : 390kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 97mg
  • Sodium : 400mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 41g
  • Dietary Fiber : 7g
  • Sugar : 8g
  • Protein : 29g
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