Irish Stew

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Leanne

This is my mother in laws stew recipe whether it is Irish or not I have no clue, but I love it. This really is a comfort food for me, great to make when you are on a budget.

Top Review by sugarpea

This reminded my husband of his grandmother's Irish stew. He told me of his memories as he ate your mil's version tonight. I added some onion when browning the beef and stewed it with bay leaves and some dried herbs. I also found myself, as you do, adding a lot of salt and pepper just before serving. I assumed in step 6 that 1/2 cup water should be used , not 1 1/2 cups. Thanks for a very pleasant experience, ~Leanne~.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat and butter in a large pot.
  2. season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add water I usually depending on what pot I am using fill the pot half full with water.
  4. Let meat boil gently for 1 hour.
  5. Add your vegtables, when they are tender add beef boullion to stew.
  6. In a container mix flour and 11/2 cups of water together.
  7. When stew is boiling add flour mixture, you may want to add more flour and water even a cornstarch and water mix depending on how thick you like your stew.
  8. This is when I add my salt and pepper to taste, I add quite abit, but it is all personal taste.
  9. Let simmer for about 1/2 hour and serve.
  10. Freezes well.

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