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Guinness Lamb Stew

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This hearty stew combines Guinness with lamb for a rich and tasty Irish Stew.

Guinness Lamb Stew - a tasty Irish stew that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day with lamb, potatoes and carrot in a riich Guinness sauce

I usually see recipes for Guinness Stew with beef, but Guinness Lamb Stew is more traditionally Irish and it tastes great too.  The stew is better with a long slow simmering, so I like to add the potatoes and carrots for only the last 45 minutes, so they don’t get over cooked.

Guinness Lamb Stew - a tasty Irish stew that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day with lamb, potatoes and carrot in a riich Guinness sauce

The stew makes a great dinner for St. Patrick’s Day, and it goes perfectly with the Guinness Bread recipe I posted last week.

Yield: 6

Guinness Lamb Stew

Guinness Lamb Stew
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless leg of lamb, cubed
  • 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 cups Guinness Stout
  • 1 1/1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • parsley to garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Add lamb and cook until brown on all sides.
  3. Sprinkle lamb with flour and mix well.
  4. Add onion, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary and cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the Guinness, tomato paste, beef broth, bay leaf and Dijon mustard and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Stir in the potato and carrot, cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  8. Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with parsley.

Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 256Saturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 825mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 26g

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Guinness Lamb Stew - a tasty Irish stew that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day with lamb, potatoes and carrot in a riich Guinness sauce

By on March 5th, 2015

9 thoughts on “Guinness Lamb Stew”

  1. I cook (bake mostly) with Guinness a lot but I’ve never tried a stew. This time of year is perfect for some home cooked, hearty, stew and yours looks so colorful and delicious!

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