P.j. Moriarty’s Irish Stew

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Layers of potatoes, onions and lamb make up this simple but tasty meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line the bottom of an enameled cast iron casserole with a layer of sliced potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Add a layer of onions and seasonings, then a layer of lamb. Continue layering, seasoning each layer with salt and pepper. End with a layer of potatoes.
  2. Pour in the water or stock and bring rapidly to a boil.
  3. Skim the surface of the stew, then lower heat, cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 1/2 hours.
  4. Sprinkle stew with fresh chopped parsley and serve from the casserole. Serves 6.
  5. Larousse Treasury of Country Cooking.

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