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Melt in Your Mouth Slow-Cooked Lamb Stifado

Lamb Stifado is a fabulous meaty Greek stew that’s slow-cooked with a gorgeously rich sauce, giving you the most tender and flavoursome chunks of meat.

This Lamb Stifado is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

If your freezer is ready for you to fill with delicious food, this is a delicious batch cooking freezer friendly recipe that’s just perfect for making ahead. The benefits of batch cooking include saving money, wasting less food and spending more time in the evenings with your family. This way, you can always have a meal waiting for you at the end of the day. It’s a great way to make weeknight cooking manageable. I hope you enjoy this recipe! It’s a staple in our house. I make it often to have on standby in the freezer and it’s also fabulous for entertaining.

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Melt in Your Mouth Slow-Cooked Lamb Stifado

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By Lucy Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

This Lamb Stifado is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

Ingredients

  • 1½ kg boneless lamb shoulder
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 150ml red wine
  • 350 ml beef stock
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped Italian tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 10 small shallots, peeled
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint, to serve
  • Grated lemon zest, to serve

Instructions

1

Trim the lamb of any fat and cut the shoulder into 2 inch portions.

2

Heat half the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.

3

Cook the meat four pieces at a time, until browned. Transfer to a large saucepan.

4

Return the frying pan to the heat, add the remaining oil and cook the garlic and onions, stirring until they start to soften. Transfer to the saucepan.

5

Add the red wine, stock, tomatoes, bay leaves, lemon, cinnamon stick and shallots to the saucepan. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer gently, partially covered, for about 2 hours. The meat should be very tender.

6

Remove the lemon, season and top with the mint and zest to serve. Enjoy!

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6 Comments

  • Georgina Prince
    January 24, 2019 at 10:59 am

    this looks amazing! i am defo going to try it x

  • Margaret Gallagher
    January 27, 2019 at 12:43 am

    Oooo la la Thats a beauty – can’t wait to try it out on the family

  • Carolyn
    February 24, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    This transports me straight back to my very first holiday overseas. I so enjoy a slow cooked hearty meal.

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