Lamb Stew

Lamb is a red meat which comes from young sheep. It is it a rich both a source of high quality protein and an outstanding source of many vitamins and minerals, including iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.


  • 2 pounds boneless lamb shoulder (or other stew meat), cubed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 whole celery stalks, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • A few sprigs of parsley, chopped


  1. Place your lamb in a baking dish and toss with the salt, pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg
  2. Cover and place in refrigerator for up to 24 hours if possible or just continue with the following steps
  3. In a heavy saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat and brown the pieces of lamb on all sides
  4. Depending on the size of your pan, you may have to work in batches
  5. When all your meat is browned, add the onion, carrots, celery and garlic
  6. Then, cook for approximately 5 minutes, stirring often, until the vegetables start to soften and add the tomatoes, wine and bay leaf, and stir
  7. When the mixture begins to bubble, reduce the heat to low and cover
  8. Cook for 2 hours or until meat falls apart when tested with a fork
  9. Serve the stew with couscous or rice and garnish with chopped parsley.

9 Comments Add yours

  1. I’ve just made lamb stew as well! Guess it’s the time of the year for it. Love the spices here. It looks delicious! 🙂


    1. Desiree says:

      Thanks for your comment ! Hope you enjoyed your meal as mush as we did here !

      Liked by 1 person

      1. I did, and you can see the dish on my blog today. 🙂


  2. annika says:

    This looks delicious! The use of nutmeg is particularly nice. I must try this.


    1. Desiree says:

      It’s really worth a try ! Cheers 🙂


  3. halnathan says:

    Where can I get Lamb meat


    1. Desiree says:

      Lamb ? At the supermarket i guess …

      Liked by 1 person

  4. Classy Chan says:

    This is my comfort food, delicious! x


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