Authentic Irish stew

Authentic Irish stew recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20mins to prepare and 2hrs to cook
  • 603 calories / serving
  • Freezable

Ingredients

  • 800g lamb cutlets bone removed
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 onions
  • 150g carrots, chopped
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 100g pearl barley
  • 750ml lamb stock
  • ¼ of cabbage, sliced
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2530kj
    603kcal
    30%
  • Fat

    22g 31%
  • Saturates

    7g 36%
  • Sugars

    11g 12%
  • Salt

    2.3g 38%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 54.3g Protein 43.1g Fibre 8.7g

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160 C. In a large frying pan heat a tablespoon of the oil over a moderate heat. Add the lamb cutlets, or for a boneless version, cut the eye of the meat from the bones, and fry until brown.
  2. Remove the lamb and place in a lidded casserole pan, cover with the potatoes, onions, leeks, carrots, pearl barley and season. Add the stock and cook in the oven with the lid on for one hour. Add the cabbage and cook for a further hour adding more stock, if required. Serve piping hot from the oven.

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