Easy Irish Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

Enjoy this delicious Irish stew slow cooker recipe with your family. Irish Stew is traditionally made with lamb or mutton, but our stew incorporates beef for a more kid and budget-friendly improvement. We also use a slow cooker to make our Irish Stew which means you can spend 5 minutes in the morning making it and then not touch it again until dinnertime that same day.

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Let’s make this yummy Irish stew today!

LET’S MAKE beef irish stew slow cooker RECIPE

Just like with a lot of recipes there are many variations and “correct” ways to make Irish Stew. Purists claim the only vegetable that goes into Irish Stew is potatoes. We think that the addition of herbs and vegetables adds more flavor–not to mention nutrition–to our stew and your family’s bellies.

Try this slow cooker meal with Traditional Irish Soda Bread for a complete dinner.

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Irish Stew slow cooker ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy stew recipe.

  • 1 pound beef for stewing
  • 6 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1 large leek, sliced thinly
  • 6 medium carrots, sliced into coins
  • 6 cups water or beef broth
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 sprig rosemary, chopped

DIRECTIONS TO MAKE beef irish stew slow cooker RECIPE

Step 1

Place all ingredients into a 7-quart slow cooker and set to HIGH.

Step 2

Cook for 6-8 hours or until potatoes is cooked.

Step 3

Add more water and season with salt and pepper, if necessary. Serve.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Easy Irish Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

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Prepare now and serve a stew dinner for the family later with this easy Irish stew slow cooker recipe.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef for stewing
  • 6 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1 large leek, sliced thinly
  • 6 medium carrots, sliced into coins
  • 6 cups water or beef broth
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 sprig rosemary, chopped

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into a 7-quart slow cooker and set to HIGH.
  2. Cook for 6-8 hours or until potatoes is cooked.
  3. Add more water and season with salt and pepper, if necessary. Serve.

So, did you try to make this yummy Iris stew today for dinner? How did it go?