New Irish Stew

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”90 min” serves=”6″ details=”” ] This classic celebratory dish gets a nutrition update — the proportion of

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”90 min” serves=”6″ details=”” ]

This classic celebratory dish gets a nutrition update — the proportion of vegetables to meat has been raised considerably and the mixture of simmering flavors is a melody of good tastes and smells, as well as vitamins and antioxidants.

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  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 red or Yukon Gold potatoes, unpeeled and coarsely chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks
  • 2 onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 leeks, rinsed and white and pale green parts coarsely chopped
  • 1 large turnip, peeled and coarsely chopped

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  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it ” time=”1 hour, 50 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In large nonstick pot or deep skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Working in batches, add meat and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes per batch. Transfer meat to medium bowl as it browns.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Add potatoes, carrots, onions, leeks, and turnip to pot. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour until blended. Add 3 cups water, bay leaf, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Add meat. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until meat is tender, 50 to 60 minutes. Add peas. Simmer 5 minutes, and serve.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”270″ calories_fat=”” fat=”9 g” sat_fat=”3 g” choles=”45 mg” sodium=”510 mg” carbs=”30 g” sugars=”” protein=”18 g” fiber=”6 g”] [/nutrition-info]

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