Greek Lamb Stew Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Lamb leg/Lamb shoulder2 1⁄2 Pound
 Finely chopped onions2
 Tomato puree4 Tablespoon (Italian Variety)
 Hot water8 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Pinch
 Pepper1 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2585 Calories from Fat 1568

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 174 g267.4%

Saturated Fat 87.2 g436.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 861.7 mg

Sodium 493.1 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.3%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 212 g424%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 44.4%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 108.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Ask the butcher to remove the bone and trim off the fat of a 2 1/2-lb. leg of lamb.
Keep the fat.
Render the fat slowly until you have at least 1 1/2 tablespoons.
Discard the remaining cracklings.
Cut the lamb into 1-inch cubes.
Dry with absorbent paper or a towel.
Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of rendered lamb fat in a flameproof dish.
Saute the lamb cubes until light brown.
Place dish on an asbestos mat over a very low heat, add finely chopped onions and cook for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
Dilute 4 tablespoons Italian tomato puree with 8 tablespoons hot water.
Add 1 pinch of sugar.
Pour over the meat.
Season with salt and pepper.
Mix well and continue cooking until the meat is tender.
If the meat seems too dry add a little hot water.
Cool and put covered in the refrigerator.
To serve, reheat uncovered on a very low heat.
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