Everyday Meals

Irish Lamb Stew

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds thickly sliced bacon, diced
  • 6 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 4 cups diced carrots
  • 2 large onions, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1 cup white wine
  • Directions

  • Step 1

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

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  • Step 2

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

  • Step 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.

  • Step 4

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

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