Dublin Lamb Stew

Dublin Lamb Stew

We have an old tea towel in our kitchen that was my grandmothers.  It makes a showing once a year in honor of St Patrick.   It hosts 5 classic recipes, this is our version of one of them.  Because I an not the biggest fan of corned beef and cabbage this is what I am planning for parade day.

  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 lb lamb steaks (bone in), cubed  
  • 1 tbsp Dill Salt or Herbs de Provence
  • 2 lb potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 lb carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 4 cups baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste 

Dublin Lamb Stew

In a large saucepan brown meat over medium heat.  Remove lamb and add oil, Over high heat saute peppers, mushrooms, carrots, celery, and onion. Add the sauted vegetables, beef broth, lamb, potatoes and Herbs de Provence or Dill Salt to a soup or crock pot.  Cover, and cook 30 minutes on medium high, stirring occasionally.  Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours.  Serve hot with Irish Oat Scones or Soda Bread.


Dublin Lamb Stew

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 Photo Credit: Julie T Cecchini

 


Simply Soup Mixes in Jars

Soup mixes in Jars

Packaged in 1 quart plastic jars they will make up to 20 servings.  Find Directions and ingredients below.

Flavors

 

Salsa Bean Soup
In a large pot add the contents of this jar to

8 cups of water
Let sit overnight. When beans have softened, add
2 more cups of water (Vegetable or chicken stock may be substituted for water)
4 cups of crushed tomatoes
and bring to a boil. Set heat on low and let simmer for at least 2 hours. Add meat if you like and salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: Kidney Beans, Pinto Beans, White Beans, Onion, Paprika, Garlic, Parsley, Red Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Oregano, Kosher Salt, Celery Seed, Black Pepper.
 
Split Pea Soup

In a large saucepan heat
10 cups of water (you may substitute vegetable or chicken stock for water)
and the contents of this jar. Boil first, then bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for at least 45 min or until peas have softened to your liking. For added flavor either add
a ham bone
or saute
2 chopped carrots
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 medium onion, minced
for about 5 min & add to the pot. Add salt & pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: Add contents of jar and liquids. Cook on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.

Ingredients: Green & Yellow Split peas, Dill Salt (dill weed, sea salt, garlic and lemon peel), onion, garlic,  black pepper, crushed red pepper, oregano, rosemary, dill seed, celery seed, and caraway seed.
 
Corsican White Bean Soup


To this mixture add
8 cups of water (you may use vegetable or chicken stock if you prefer)
 
and let sit overnight. When beans have softened, add
2 more cups of water
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for about 2 hours. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: White beans, Parsley, Sun-dried Tomatoes, tarragon, Onion, Garlic, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, Red Pepper, Celery Seed, Dill Seed, Rosemary, Oregano, Caraway Seed and Sea Salt.
 

Black Bean and Barley Stew

To this mixture add
8 cups of water (you may use vegetable or chicken stock instead if you wish)
Let sit overnight. When beans have softened, add
2 more cups of water
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for about 2 hours. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients:  Black beans, white beans, barley, split peas, and Aussie Outback Rub  (Onion, Garlic, Sea Salt,  Coarse Ground Black Pepper,  Crushed Red Pepper, Celery Seed,  Dill Seed, Rosemary, Oregano, and Caraway.
 
 
Lentil and Barley Soup


In a large saucepan heat the contents of this jar and
16 cups of water (you may substitute vegetable stock for water)
1/2 cup tomato paste
2 28oz  jar pasta sauce
Bring mixture to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until barley and lentils are tender to your liking, stirring occasionally, at least 1 ½ hours. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: Add contents of jar and liquids. Cook on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: Barley, Lentils, Aussie Outback Rub (Onion, Garlic, Kosher Salt, Coarse Ground Black Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper, Celery Seed, Dill Seed, Rosemary, Oregano, and Carraway.), and Herbs de Provence (Basil, Oregano, Marjoram, Thyme, Sage, & Rosemary).
 
Pasta e Fasul

Remove pasta. Combine bean and spice mixture with
4 cups water
and let sit  overnight. When softened, add
2 cups  water (you may use vegetable or chicken stock instead if you wish)
4 cups pasta sauce
Bring mixture to boil then set the heat on low and let simmer for about 2 hours. Add uncooked noodles just before ready to serve. Bring Pasta e Fasul back to a boil until pasta is cooked to your liking. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, remove pasta and put the rest of the contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, add pasta and put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.

Ingredients: Rotini (durum semolina, niacin, iron, thiamine, mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Pinto beans, red beans, white beans, Onion, Garlic, Parsley, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Tarragon, Sea Salt, Black Pepper, Red Pepper, Celery Seed, Dill Seed, Rosemary, Oregano, Caraway Seed, & Kosher Salt.

 
Cajun White Bean Chili

To this mixture add
16 CUPS OF WATER
and let sit overnight. When softened, add
64 oz OF CRUSHED TOMATOES
32 oz OF TOMATO PASTE
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for at least 2 hours.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: White Beans, Bayou Blackening Balm,  (Paprika, Cayenne Pepper,  Ground Black Pepper, Garlic, Kosher salt, & Tarragon).

 
Basic Bean Soup Mix

To this mixture add
8 cups of water
and let sit overnight. When beans have softened to your liking, add
4 cups vegetable or chicken stock
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for about 2 hours. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: Kidney Beans, White Beans, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Green & Yellow Split Peas, Green Lentils, parsley, dill weed, garlic, sea salt and lemon peel.

 
Patriotic Soup

In a large saucepan heat
8 cups of water
Let sit overnight. When beans have softened, add
2 more cups of water (vegetable or chicken stock may be substituted for water)
4 cups of crushed tomatoes
 
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for at least 2 hours. Add meat if you like. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: Red Kidney Beans, Black Turtle Beans, Small White Beans, Picante Passion (Onion, Paprika, Garlic, Parsley, Crushed Red Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Oregano, Celery Seed, Black Pepper and sea salt).

 
Christmas Stew

In a large saucepan heat
8 cups of water
Let sit overnight. When beans have softened, add
2 more cups of water (vegetable or chicken stock may be substituted for water)
4 cups of crushed tomatoes
and bring to a boil, then set the heat on low and let simmer for at least 2 hours. Add meat if you like. Add salt and pepper to taste. Any leftover soup may be frozen.
Crock Pot Method: The night before, put contents of jar in crock pot with liquids and soak overnight. Next day, put on medium heat if cooking more than 8 hours. Cook on high if less than eight hours.


Ingredients: Red Kidney Beans, Black Turtle Beans, Small White Beans, Picante Passion (Onion, Paprika, Garlic, Parsley, Crushed Red Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Oregano, Celery Seed, Black Pepper and sea salt).

 

Photo Credit: Justin Hansen