Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Total:
2 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Cut the shoulder meat into 1 1/4-inch cubes and trim off the large chunks of fat. Place the fat in a heavy pan or Dutch oven over medium low heat and cook until the fat runs out, about 5 minutes. Discard any solid bits of fat that remain.

Season the meat with salt and pepper and add to the hot fat. Brown meat on all sides, working in batches if necessary, about 5 minutes per batch. Transfer browned meat to a casserole. Add the onions, leeks, swedes, and turnips to the pot, season with salt and pepper, and brown lightly in the fat. Add the vegetables to the casserole. Pour the stock into the pan, bring to a boil, and stir to dissolve the caramelized bits. Pour into the casserole. Lay the potatoes over the vegetables in the casserole, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil over the stove.

Cover the casserole, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the lamb is tender and vegetables are cooked, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.

When stew is cooked, pour off cooking liquid into a clean saucepan. Skim off any excess fat and bring liquid to a simmer. In another saucepan, make a roux by melting the butter, then whisking in the flour until it forms a smooth paste. Cook roux over low heat for 2 minutes. Add roux to cooking liquid, whisking until thickened slightly. Add parsley and chives, taste for seasoning, and pour back over casserole. Bring casserole back up to a simmer and serve immediately.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Rack of Lamb

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Roasted Root Vegetable Irish Lamb Stew

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Grilled Lamb Chops with Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Lamb Stew

Recipe courtesy of Wildflour Cooking Company

Lamb Stew

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lamb Stew

Recipe courtesy of Wildflour Cooking Company

Trending Videos 5 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking