Crockpot Irish Stew Recipe

Lamb stew
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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 10 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 hrs
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
404 Calories
22g Fat
19g Carbs
31g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Let your crockpot do the work on this hearty Irish stew made with lamb and vegetables. This recipe may easily be converted to the oven or stove-top methods.


  • 2 pounds boneless lamb cubed, browned, and drained
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut in 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 small onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca (optional - see Note)
  • 10 ounces frozen peas

Steps to Make It

  1. Sprinkle browned lamb cubes with salt and pepper.

  2. Place lamb in the along with water, bay leaf, carrots, onions, potatoes, and tapioca.

  3. Cover and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours, adding peas to the during the last hour.

Note: If you do not wish a thickened gravy, omit the tapioca.