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Navarin d’agneau (French lamb stew)

9
9
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
2 hr 50 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
2 hr 30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
The French really know how to whip up dishes with such complex flavours from such simple ingredients. Try this dish for dinner and you will fall in love with it.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 tbs

diced lean lamb leg

640 g, (buy 800g), fat trimmed

brown onion

1 medium, chopped

garlic

3 clove(s), crushed

bay leaf

1 whole

fresh thyme

4 tsp, (sprigs)

sweet white wine

cup(s), (80ml), dry

canned diced tomatoes

400 g, (1x400g can)

baby potato

500 g, (chat)

baby carrot

10 individual, (2 bunches)

spring onion(s)

10 individual, (2 bunches), trimmed 5cm above bulb

snow peas

150 g

frozen green peas

½ cup(s), (60g)

fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 tbs, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook lamb, in batches, for 5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Reheat same pan over medium heat. Add chopped onion, garlic, bay leaf and thyme and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add wine and bring to the boil. Return lamb to pan with tomatoes and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1½ hours.
  3. Add potatoes and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Add carrot and spring onions and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Add peas and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes or until lamb and vegetables are tender. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Notes

TIPS: Keep roots of spring onions intact so they don’t fall apart during the cooking process.Suitable to cook in a slow cooker.

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