Today’s Irish Stew Recipe is a slow cooker meal that makes a quick and tasty meal on St. Patrick’s day! We love to celebrate St. Patties Day by wearing green, cooking Irish recipes, and wishing everyone Luck o’ Irish!
My Irish roots & our Irish Stew Recipe!
My grandfather was Irish, his last name is “Connolly” and we called him Grandpa Ed. I remember him having a Shillelagh, it looked like a shiny black walking stick… it’s a symbol of Irishness in modern times but, it was originally was used as a weapon!
I remember he had shamrocks, Irish mugs, and he always gave me a dollar to play him a song on the piano! (which was really nice since I’ve only ever known 1 song!)
Our Irish Soda Farls Recipe is a soda bread dough that’s flattened into a round circle, and divided into farls, meaning 4 parts. It is also referred to as Irish Griddle Bread because it’s cooked on a dry griddle or pan lightly sprinkled with flour.
Traditionally, this was the quickest way to make soda bread for unexpected guests who drop by for a bit of craic (good fun). It’s best eaten fresh with butter and jam.
All I have to say is Guinness Beef and Potato Stew will hit the spot! Especially in the winter when we all love a bowl of warm and cozy stew. It’s loaded with lots of potatoes, carrots, beef (or veal) all lovely in a beef broth and tomato base!
Our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe is a wonderful beverage to accompany any brunch or dessert! It’s lovely as a serve alone beverage, too. I mean how can you wrong with a Baileys and Kahlua coffee?!
It’s simply a match made in heaven. Unless you like more of the traditional Irish coffee baileys all by itself, then just omit the Kahlua in the recipe. Either way, you can’t help but completely adore it!
Step-by-Step instructions for Irish Stew Recipe:
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 3 lbs cubed beef or lamb stewing meat
- 6 cups potatoes, cubed
- 4 cups turnips, peeled and cubed
- 3 cups carrots, sliced
- 2 cups onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups Amber Odouls or Guiness, or other stout beer
- 2 teaspoon dry thyme
- 2 whole bay leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 5 cups beef stock, or 5 cup water + 5 bouillon cubes
- 1/3 cup parsley leaves, minced
- Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet, brown meat in small batches and place in slow cooker.
- Over medium heat add onions to skillet and 1/4 cup water, stir scrapping up bits from bottom of pan, cook 5-6 minutes until onions soften.
- Add spices and Odouls or Guiness beer, bring to simmer.
- Remove from heat.
- Add potatoes, turnips, carrots to slow cooker.
- Add broth to slow cooker.
- Add onion mixture and stir well.
- Cook on low for 6 hours, high for 3 hours.
- Remove Bay leaves and Serve!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 534Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 704mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 5gSugar: 8gProtein: 38g
More Irish Recipes
- Irish Corned Beef with Cabbage
- Irish Soda Farls
- Irish Bangers and Mash with Brown Gravy
- Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua
- Irish Cheddar, Ham, and Chive Scones Recipe
- Guinness Beef and Potato Stew Recipe
- Irish Cream Bundt Cake
- Irish Spicy Reuben Sandwich
- Irish Creme de Menthe Cocktail
Enjoy our Irish Stew Recipe and Happy St. Patricks Day!
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