Spiced Lamb Stew

Spiced Lamb Stew

Serve this flavorful spiced lamb stew with rice, grits, polenta, couscous, or noodles. The stew may be cooked on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Trim any visible fat from the lamb and cut it into bite-size pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and then toss with the flour.
  2. Step 2

    Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil—or vegetable oil—in a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium heat. Add the floured lamb pieces and the chopped onion. Cook the lamb until browned on all sides, stirring frequently.
  3. Step 3

    Add the onion and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes longer, or until the onion is translucent.
  4. Step 4

    Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute longer.
  5. Step 5

    Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  6. Step 6

    Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 1 hour, until lamb is tender.
  7. Step 7

    Serve over hot cooked rice, grits or polenta, or couscous, or serve with hot buttered noodles or potatoes.