Savory Lamb Stew

Savory Lamb StewRecipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller
Serves 8

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2 pounds boneless leg of lamb, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
6 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 cups baby carrots
1 quart low-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups couscous
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Hours
Chill: 1 Hours

1. Combine lamb, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and 1 tsp. salt in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 12.

2. Place lamb in a slow cooker; add carrots and 2 cups chicken broth. Cover and cook on low until lamb is fork-tender, about 6 hours.

3. In a large saucepan, bring remaining 2 cups broth and 1/2 tsp. salt to boil. Add couscous, stir, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, fluff with a fork, and transfer to a large serving bowl. Spoon lamb and skimmed juices over couscous and sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.

Created date

January 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 295
Fat 5 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 30 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 515 mg