A little bowl of Irish lamb stew

Irish Lamb Stew for Babies

Age Suitability

10 months +





Cooking Time



What you need


300-350g lamb
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 celery stick
2-3 tbsp pearl barley
600ml water
2 sprigs of thyme
1 bay leaf
Pinch of black pepper
2 carrots
3 medium potatoes
80g kale or spring greens

Allergens warning

This product contains:
Gluten, Wheat, Celery
This product is suitable for:
No dairy
Please note:
This recipe serves 2 adults and 2 babies
This Lamb Stew recipe is great for weaning babies and the whole family too. Mix up the veggies in the lamb stew for baby to try new tastes and textures.
Curly kale


Cut the lamb into small chunks, chop the onion, celery, carrots and potatoes. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a pot with lid and wait until it is very hot. Brown the lamb pieces quickly then set the meat aside.

Lamb being fried in a saucepan

Turn the heat down and add 1 tbsp. of oil, the onion and celery, cook gently for 3 minutes. Return the meat into the pot, add the barley, thyme, bay leaf, black pepper and enough water to cover the meat. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook covered for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Lamb in a saucepan with onion, celery, herbs and stock

After 1 hour, add the carrots and potatoes and simmer covered for further 1 hour.

Lamb in a saucepan with onion, celery, herbs and stock, carrots and potatoes

Add the kale or spring greens and cook for 5 minutes before serving. Serve as it is for older children, or mash or blend to desired consistency for younger babies.

A little bowl of Irish lamb stew

This is one of our favourite lamb recipes for baby as it's so simple to make, and tasty too!

For a speedier version of lamb stew, use minced lamb and cook everything together until tender. Just like the classic lamb stew recipe above, add the kale and spring greens at the end.

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