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Healthier lamb stew

Healthier lamb stew

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:33 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Hearty, low-fat one pot for a filling family meal. Pearl barley adds bulk to an easy stew of lamb, veg and potatoes. Make in minutes then leave to cook for 1 hour. Serve the stew with leafy greens or crusty bread for the juices.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal463
fat21.6g
carbs32.9g
fibre5.5g
protein31.5g
salt0.4g
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Try this healthy lamb stew recipe, then check out our vegetarian stew.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 400g lean lamb leg, trimmed of fat and cut into chunks
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 sticks celery, diced
  • 200g carrots, diced
  • 350g potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tbsp pearled barley
  • 1 litre lamb stock
  • a small bunch parsley, chopped
  • ½ a bunch chives, chopped
  • a few leaves mint, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tsp oil in a large casserole dish and fry the lamb in batches until browned. Remove with a slotted spoon, then add the onion, celery, and carrot to the dish. Fry for 5 minutes until softened, then add the browned lamb, potatoes, bay leaf, barley and lamb stock to the dish, and season. Put the lid on the pan and simmer for 1 hour until the lamb is tender. Stir in the herbs to serve.

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