Nothing is more Irish than rich, flavorful, Irish stew full of carrots, potatoes, and lamb. Don't wait until St. Patrick's Day dinner to make this dish.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, combine lamb or beef, beef broth, onions, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to boiling, and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Skim off the fat.

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  • Add the potatoes, carrots, dried thyme and basil. Bring to boiling, and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes more or till vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf and discard.

  • Stir together the cold water and flour. Stir into the stew. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Season to taste with some salt and pepper. Garnish with the thyme, if you like.

Nutrition Facts

315 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 50mg; carbohydrates 30g; insoluble fiber 5g; sodium 615mg.
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