Irish Lamb Stew-Mayo Clinic Health System

Published On: Mar 04 2013 01:36:26 PM CST

Irish Lamb Stew:

Prep Time: 15 min

Total: 1 hrs 15mins

Servings Total: 6 Servings


What you need:

2Tbsp. oil

1-1/2lb. trimmed lamb shoulder, cut into 3/4-inch cubes

2Tbsp. flour

1large onion, coarsely chopped

1-1/2cups dark beer

1cup beef broth

1env. Italian Dressing Mix

3medium potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks

½ lb. carrots (about 4 medium), cut into 1-inch chunks

½ lb. parsnips (about 2 medium), cut into 1-inch chunks


Make Slow Cooker Rustic Italian Chicken:

HEAT 1 Tbsp. of the oil in large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Coat meat with flour. Add in batches to saucepan; cook until evenly browned, stirring occasionally and adding remaining 1 Tbsp. oil as needed. Remove meat from saucepan; set aside. Add onions to saucepan; cook and stir 2 min.

STIR beer, broth and dressing mix into onions in saucepan. Return meat to pan. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 30 min.

ADD potatoes, carrots and parsnips; stir. Cover. Simmer 30 min. Uncover; simmer 15 min. or until meat is cooked through, vegetables are tender and sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally.





Lamb shoulders

Dark Beer

Italian Dressing mix







Beef Broth






510 Total fat

24 g Saturated fat

8 g Cholesterol

135 mg Sodium

690 mg Carbohydrate

28 g Dietary fiber

5 g Sugars

7 g Protein

40 g Vitamin A

90 %DV Vitamin C

20 %DV Calcium

8 %DV Iron

25 %DV