Lamb Stew With New Potatoes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 542 calories
    • Calories 41 calories from fat
    • Fat 25 g
    • Sat Fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 133 mg
    • Sodium 719 mg
    • Protein 43 mg
    • Carbohydrate 15 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 77 mg

Preheat oven to 350° F. Pat the lamb dry with paper towels and place in a large bowl. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, oregano, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the flour mixture evenly over the lamb and toss well.Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a heavy casserole over medium heat. Brown the lamb in batches, adding more oil as needed. When all the lamb is browned, remove it and set aside. Add the carrots, onions, and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to caramelize, about 10 minutes.Return the lamb to the casserole. Add the wine, bay leaves, and lemon peel. Bring to a simmer, cover, and place on bottom rack of oven. Cook until the lamb is very tender, about 2 hours. Serve with Cucumber Yogurt and New Potatoes With Olives. 

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 pounds lamb-stew meat, cut into 2-inch chunks
  2. Check 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  3. Check 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  4. Check 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  5. Check 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  6. Check 3 to 6 tablespoons olive oil
  7. Check 4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  8. Check 3 medium onions, sliced
  9. Check 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  10. Check 1 750-milliliter bottle full-bodied red wine, such as Cotes du Rhone
  11. Check 2 bay leaves
  12. Check 4 strips fresh lemon peel
  13. Check Cucumber Yogurt
  14. Check New Potatoes With Olives

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Pat the lamb dry with paper towels and place in a large bowl. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, oregano, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the flour mixture evenly over the lamb and toss well.
  2. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a heavy casserole over medium heat. Brown the lamb in batches, adding more oil as needed. When all the lamb is browned, remove it and set aside. Add the carrots, onions, and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  3. Return the lamb to the casserole. Add the wine, bay leaves, and lemon peel. Bring to a simmer, cover, and place on bottom rack of oven. Cook until the lamb is very tender, about 2 hours. Serve with Cucumber Yogurt and New Potatoes With Olives.