Irish Lamb or Beef Stew Recipe

Irish Lamb or Beef Stew Recipe

Irish Lamb or Beef Stew

 

Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 2 hrs
Servings: 3

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Burgundy wine or 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried whole thyme
  • 3 lbs lamb (can substitute lean beef for stewing)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans beef broth, undiluted
  • 6 carrots, cut into 2-inch, slices
  • 12 small boiling onions
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and halved

Procedure:

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients.
  2. Pour over meat in a shallow dish.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6-8 hours.
  4. Drain meat, reserving marinade.
  5. Discard bay leaves.
  6. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; brown meat in oil.
  7. Add consomme and reserved marinade; bring to a boil.
  8. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Add carrots, onions, and potatoes; cover and cook another 30 minutes.

 


Indian-Spiced Lentils and Lamb Recipe

Indian-Spiced Lentils and Lamb

Total Time: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 6 ounces lean ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon red curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup brown lentils
  • 2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves

Procedure:

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl. Add lamb and next 4 ingredients (through red pepper); sauté 4 minutes, stirring to crumble. Add onion, carrot, and jalapeño; sauté 4 minutes or until lamb is browned. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in tomato paste; sauté 30 seconds.
  2. Add lentils; sauté 30 seconds. Stir in broth and next 3 ingredients (through tomatoes); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 40 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  3. Ladle about 1 cup lentil mixture into each of 4 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt and 1 tablespoon cilantro.