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​​Irish Lamb Stew

Prep                            Cook Time

20 m                           2 h 25 m

  • 1 1/2 pounds thickly sliced bacon, diced

  • 6 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 4 cups beef stock

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • 4 cups diced carrots

  • 2 large onions, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 3 potatoes

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 cup white wine


  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside. Watch Now

  2. Put lamb, salt, pepper, and flour in large mixing bowl. Toss to coat meat evenly. Brown meat in frying pan with bacon fat. Watch Now

  3. Place meat into stock pot (leave 1/4 cup of fat in frying pan). Add the garlic and yellow onion and saute till onion begins to become golden. Deglaze frying pan with 1/2 cup water and add the garlic-onion mixture to the stock pot with bacon pieces, beef stock, and sugar. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Watch Now

  4. Add carrots, onions, potatoes, thyme, bay leaves, and wine to pot. Reduce heat, and simmer covered for 20 minutes until vegetables are tender. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 672 calories; 39.3 g fat; 26.3 g carbohydrates; 46.4 g protein; 163 mg cholesterol; 1189 mg sodium. 

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