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Irish Stew

Irish Stew

This hearty stew is filled with meat, potatoes and vegetables.

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30 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 15 min
Total Time


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 pound (3 cups) potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 large (1 1/2 cups) onion, coarsely chopped

2 medium (1 cup) carrots, peeled, sliced 1-inch

1 medium leek, cut in half lenghwise, cut into 1/4-inch slices

3 cloves finely chopped fresh garlic

1 cup dark stout beer or apple juice

1 cup tomato juice

1 (14.5-ounce) can beef broth

1 bay leaf

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add stew meat; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes of until browned. Remove meat to plate; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in same pan; add potatoes, onion, carrots, leek and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes of until vegetables start to soften.

  3. STEP 3

    Return meat to pan; add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and all remaining ingredients. Continue cooking 5-6 minutes or until stew comes to a boil.

  4. STEP 4

    Reduce heat to low.

  5. STEP 5

    Cover; cook 1 1/2-2 hours or until beef is tender.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

310 Calories
12 Fat (g)
60 Cholesterol (mg)
1140 Sodium (mg)
30 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
19 Protein (g)
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