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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Rustic Lamb Stew

'This slow-cooked rustic lamb stew is really comforting and is the perfect winter warmer. The time taken to cook this dish gives a real depth of flavour, enhanced by rich tomatoes and fiery chilli. Give this fire-cracking rustic lamb stew a try tonight.'

Some may like to serve it alongside some crusty bread, perfect for mopping up the delicious sauce. However, if you prefer a low carb bread how about this one here or perhaps this one here

Serves 6 - 8
4 tbsp olive oil
1kg (2lb) lamb breast joint, roughly chopped into 2-3cm pieces
2 brown onions, thickly sliced
4 carrots, peeled and diagonally sliced
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 tbsp freshly chopped rosemary
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
250ml (8fl oz) red wine
1 x 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
600ml (1 pint) hot lamb stock
3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 x 400g tinned butter beans, drained'

Optional: crusty bread, to serve

1. In a deep pan, heat half the oil and cook the lamb in batches until browned. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
2. Add the remaining oil and fry the onions and carrots 
for 10 minutes until golden. A minute before the end, stir through the garlic, 2 tablespoons of the rosemary, and the chilli. Pour over the red wine, chopped tomatoes, lamb stock and balsamic vinegar.
Return the lamb to the pan and cook over a gentle heat for 2 hours until tender. Stir through the butter beans and remaining rosemary and cook for 10 minutes.

Serve with crusty bread/low carb bread/on its own, it's your choice dear reader.

Per serving:
Carbohydrate 12.1g Protein 29.8g Fibre 3.6g Fat 23.6g

Original recipe idea here

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All the best Jan


Nikki (Sarah) said...

Great recipe. I love lamb but haven't had it for years. Have an amazing week guys.

Christine said...

This is tempting me to make it.

Mac n' Janet said...

We love lamb and this sounds delicious, will give it a try.

Magic Love Crow said...

This looks so good! I haven't had lamb in awhile!

Tom said...

...I've never had lamb.

The Happy Whisk said...

I wish I could eat that. Looks good.