Irish Stew

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This is a very satisfying old-fashioned family dinner. You can increase the mashed potatoes, add carrots to the stew, or leave them out all together.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 2 hours 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 lbs. boneless lamb stew, all fat removed
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut in 2" lengths
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. dried sage
  • ½ cup curly parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp. chervil
  • 1 tsp. horseradish
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed soup kettle or stew pot over medium heat. Salt and pepper the lamb and brown it.
  • Reduce heat to low. Stir in the onions, garlic, celery, and carrots. Add everything but the potatoes. Cover the pot and simmer over very low heat for 2 hours.
  • When the stew is done, place in a 2-quart soufflé dish. Cover with the mashed potatoes and run under the broiler until lightly browned.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 lbs. boneless lamb stew, all fat removed
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut in 2" lengths
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. dried sage
  • ½ cup curly parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp. chervil
  • 1 tsp. horseradish
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed soup kettle or stew pot over medium heat. Salt and pepper the lamb and brown it.
  • Reduce heat to low. Stir in the onions, garlic, celery, and carrots. Add everything but the potatoes. Cover the pot and simmer over very low heat for 2 hours.
  • When the stew is done, place in a 2-quart soufflé dish. Cover with the mashed potatoes and run under the broiler until lightly browned.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories500
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat13g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium790mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars6g
Protein30g