Easy One Pot Irish Lamb Stew
5 from 4 votes

Easy One Pot Irish Lamb Stew

Perfect for busy evenings when you don’t have much time, this Easy One Pot Irish Lamb Stew is quick to prepare and uses only a few simple ingredients, but definitely doesn’t skimp on flavour!
Recipe Type Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Lamb, One Pot, Stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Serves 4 people
Calories 435 kcal
Author Eb Gargano


  • 600 g diced lamb
  • 4 medium potatoes peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 2 onions peeled and cut into thick wedges
  • 2 sticks celery sliced
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 700 ml hot lamb or beef stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 50 g pearl barley (optional)

To serve (optional):

  • Soda bread
  • Green vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli and peas


  1. Preheat your oven to 180C / 160C fan/ gas mark 4 / 350F.

  2. Place all the ingredients into a flameproof casserole dish. Place the casserole dish on the hob and bring to the boil.
  3. Put the lid on the casserole dish and place the stew in the preheated oven. Cook for 1 hour. (See notes 1 & 2 for alternative cooking methods.)
  4. Remove the casserole dish from the oven and serve with soda bread and/or green vegetables.


(1) To cook on the hob, place all the ingredients into a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Put a lid on and turn the heat down low. Cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

(2) To cook in a slow cooker, place all the ingredients in your slow cooker and cook for 6-8 hours on low.

(3) Suitable for freezing.

(4) Nutrition information is approximate and meant as a guideline only.

Nutrition Facts
Easy One Pot Irish Lamb Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 516mg22%
Potassium 1943mg56%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 7755IU155%
Vitamin C 32.5mg39%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 10.7mg59%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.