Irish Stew : Glutenfree
Ingredients: Irish Stew : Glutenfree
to serve four
1 lb / 450g stewing mutton
1 lb / 450g potatoes
4 oz / 100g onion, chopped
4 oz / 100g carrot, chopped
4 oz / 100g swede, chopped
1 oz / 25g cornflour
½ pint / 300ml water
salt to taste
fresh ground black pepper
Instructions: Irish Stew : Glutenfree
Trim any lumps of visible fat from the meat and cut into bite sizechunks. Scrub and slice the potatoes and place half as a layer on the bottomof a stewing pan. Cover with the meat, then the carrot and swede, then theonion and finally the remaining potato on top.
Mix the cornflour with a small amount of cold water to form a paste.Gradually mix in the rest of the water.
Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and add the water and cornflourto the stew.
Bring to the boil and then cover with a lid and simmer gently forat least one and a half hours, adding more water if necessary.
Irish stew can also be cooked slowly in the oven.
gas mark 5 375°F 190°C for half an hour to boil the stewand then
gas mark 2 300°F 150°C for one hour