Hearty Irish Stew with delicious Lamb Shank.


  • 2 lamb shanks
  • 2 onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 4 turnips
  • 2 parsnips
  • 4 leaves of blanched savoy cabbage
  • 2 tblsp barley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 peppercorns


  • Place the shanks, bay and peppercorns in a large pot and make sure they are well covered with water.
  • Cook on a gentle simmer for 2 hours.
  • Add the peeled vegetables and cook for a further 20 to 30 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the lamb is almost coming away from the bone.
  • Add the blanched cabbage and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Serve in shallow bowls.

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