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Lamb chop casserole with prunes

9
9
9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
6 hr 30 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
6 hr 10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
If you are looking for a simple way to add a hint of sweetness to a hearty slow-cooked dish, why not try adding prunes. High in fibre, they sweeten the sauce and brings out the rich red wine flavour of the sauce. A great way to add variety to the classic lamb chops.

Ingredients

plain flour

1 tbs

trimmed lamb chump chop

480 g, (Buy 4 x 150g)

olive oil

1 tbs

red onion

2 medium, cut into thick wedges

carrot(s)

2 large, thickly sliced diagonally

swede

235 g, large, cut into wedges

Prunes, canned in natural juice, drained

85 g, (1/2 cup) pitted

red wine

125 ml, (1/2 cup)

beef stock

1 cup(s), (250ml)

fresh thyme

3 tbs, (4 sprigs, chopped), plus extra springs to serve

Instructions

  1. Place flour on a plate. Season with salt and pepper. Add lamb and toss to coat. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook lamb for 2 minutes each side or until browned. Transfer to a 4.5 litre (18-cup) slow cooker.
  2. Heat remaining oil in same pan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 2–3 minutes or until softened. Transfer to slow cooker.
  3. Add carrot, swede, prunes, wine, stock and thyme to slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low for 6 hours (or high for 3 hours).
  4. Serve casserole sprinkled with extra thyme.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans, plus crusty wholegrain bread.

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