Irish Lamb or Beef Stew Recipe

Irish Lamb or Beef Stew Recipe

Irish Lamb or Beef Stew

 

Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 2 hrs
Servings: 3

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Burgundy wine or 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried whole thyme
  • 3 lbs lamb (can substitute lean beef for stewing)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans beef broth, undiluted
  • 6 carrots, cut into 2-inch, slices
  • 12 small boiling onions
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and halved

Procedure:

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients.
  2. Pour over meat in a shallow dish.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6-8 hours.
  4. Drain meat, reserving marinade.
  5. Discard bay leaves.
  6. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; brown meat in oil.
  7. Add consomme and reserved marinade; bring to a boil.
  8. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Add carrots, onions, and potatoes; cover and cook another 30 minutes.