Heartland Lamb Stew

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 45 min.
Total: 2 hr. 15 min.
Brush off the winter blahs and delight in a bowl of this lamb stew.


  • 1 lb lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbs granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 med onions, quartered
  • 1 can tomatoes, crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp rosemary, crushed
  • 1 small bay leaf, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp cloves, ground
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 medium potatoes, quartered
  • 3 carrots, thickly sliced
  • 6 medium turnips, quartered
  • 1 10 oz package, frozen green beans


  • In ovenproof pan with cover, brown lamb cubes in oil. Drain drippings.
  • In small bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  • Sprinkle over lamb; stir well.
  • Stir in onion, tomatoes, garlic, rosemary, bay leaf, cloves, and water.
  • Cover; bake at 350ºF for 30 minutes.
  • Add potatoes, carrots, and turnips.
  • Bake covered another 30 minutes.
  • Add green beans and bake 30 minutes longer, or until meat and vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 235
  Calories from Fat 87 (37%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(17%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(9%)Cholesterol 27mg
(22%)Sodium 522mg
(24%)Potassium 845mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(20%)Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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