Irish Stew Recipe

Irish Stew are made with simple yet hearty ingredients like tender lamb, potatoes, onions, and carrots, this stew offers a comforting taste of Ireland’s culinary heritage.


  • 700g lamb shoulder, diced
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups beef or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Brown the Lamb:
    1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the diced lamb shoulder and brown on all sides, ensuring a golden crust forms. This step enhances the flavor of the stew.
  2. Add the Vegetables:
    1. Once the lamb is browned, add the diced onions, sliced carrots, and chopped potatoes to the pot. Stir well to combine the ingredients.
  3. Pour in the Broth:
    1. Pour the beef or vegetable broth into the pot, ensuring that the ingredients are fully submerged. Add Worcestershire sauce for an extra depth of flavor.
  4. Simmer to Perfection:
    1. Bring the stew to a gentle simmer, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot with a lid and let the stew simmer for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the lamb is tender and the vegetables are soft.
  5. Season and Serve:
    1. Season the Irish stew with salt and pepper to taste. If desired, sprinkle freshly chopped parsley over the stew for a pop of color and added freshness.
  6. Enjoy the Taste of Ireland:
    1. Ladle the piping hot Traditional Irish Stew into bowls and serve alongside crusty bread or Irish soda bread for an authentic Irish dining experience. Savor each spoonful of this hearty stew and let its rich flavors transport you to the lush landscapes of Ireland.

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