This Irish stew is a popular traditional dish, it is on the menus in all the restaurants and pubs of Ireland!

Beyond being an economic dish, it is especially a dish rich in flavors and taste. Lamb goes perfectly with potatoes and onions.

Add to that a good pint of Irish beer, accompanied by traditional music, this dish could then warm you beyond your expectations!

Plan your Irish Stew on the menu on March 17 for St. Patrick’s Day!

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 2 hours

For 4 persons


  • 3 pounds lamb shoulder cut in 2-inch chunks (or use thick shoulder chops)
  • 4 onions
  • 4 carottes
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 potatoes
  • Butter
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper

– Cut the lamb into pieces, taking care to remove excess fat

– Cover the bottom of a casserole with oil and over high heat brown the pieces of meat on each side

-Cut the onions and carrots into quarters, add to the meat and turn

-Add broth, salt and pepper

-Simmer on a low heat for 2 hours

-Add the potatoes halfway through cooking

-When the meat is cooked pour the cooking juices in a saucepan, degrease it when it is a little chilled then return in the casserole with butter, parsley and chives

-Make warm and serve

The shepherd’s pie is also a traditional Irish dish:

Ground beef, onions and carrots topped with mashed potatoes.