Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

NYT Classics

Irish Stew

8 servings

servings

1 hour 30 minutes

total time

Ingredients

3 pounds lamb shoulder cut in 2-inch chunks (or use thick shoulder chops)

Salt and pepper

4 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 pounds onions (about 6 medium), cut in wedges

1 pound carrots (about 6 medium), cut in 3-inch lengths

4 cups chicken, veal or beef broth (or water)

1 large sprig thyme

3 pounds russet potatoes (about 12 small), peeled and halved, or cut in 2-inch thick slices

Directions

Pat lamb dry and season well with salt and pepper. Put oil in a heavy-bottomed soup pot over medium-high heat. Brown meat on all sides, working in batches.

Set meat aside and add onions and carrots to pot. Season with salt and pepper. Cook vegetables, stirring, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Return meat to pot, add broth and bring to a simmer. Put in thyme sprig and arrange potatoes on top (it’s fine if potatoes are not completely submerged). Season potatoes, cover pot and transfer to oven.

Bake for about 1 hour, until lamb is quite tender when probed with a skewer or paring knife. Remove fat from top of broth. Ladle stew into shallow bowls and serve.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

735

Total Fat

44 g

Saturated Fat

16 g

Unsaturated Fat

24 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

-

Sodium

1488 mg

Total Carbohydrate

50 g

Dietary Fiber

6 g

Total Sugars

9 g

Protein

36 g

8 servings

servings

1 hour 30 minutes

total time
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