Shamrock Stew Recipe
Shamrock Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds beef top round steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • DUMPLINGS:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without salt) equals 333 calories, 9 g fat (0 saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt if desired and pepper; set aside 2 tablespoons. Add meat to bowl and toss to coat.
  2. In a Dutch oven or large soup kettle, over medium heat, cook the meat in oil until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, water and reserved flour mixture. Add onion, marjoram and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add carrots; cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Stir in peas. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes for until the vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf.
  4. For dumplings, in a large combine flour and baking powder. Stir in milk, egg, oil and parsley if desired. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto simmering stew. Cover and cook for 12-14 minutes or until done. Do not lift the cover. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Shamrock Stew in Country February/March 1996, p49

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without salt) equals 333 calories, 9 g fat (0 saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Jun. 26, 2012

Very flavorful! Beware that it takes much longer than the 1-1/4 hours specified...that's a misprint.

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2012

I found this stew very tasty! I will make it again.

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2011

This stew has a nice flavor and is very filling. It's the perfect dish to have at the end of a cold day. However, it does take a LONG time to make.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2010

The cook time of 1 1/4 hours listed at the top of the recipe is an error and should read 3 hours and 14 minutes. Dinner was late but the stew was good and worth the wait.

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Reviewed Mar. 12, 2008

I've made this several times and its become a family favorite. It's delicious!!

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