“This is traditional Irish peasant fare, full of ingredients that were readily available. Irish Stew is typically a "white" stew, which means that the meat is never browned beforehand. From Classic International Recipes.”
READY IN:
1hr 31mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large Dutch oven combine the lamb, beef broth, onions, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. Skim off the fat. Add the potatoes, carrots, thyme, and basil. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes more or until the vegetables are tender. Remove the bay leaf and discard.
  3. Combine the cold water and the flour. Stir into the stew. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle each serving with snipped parsley.

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