Slow Cooker Lamb Stew

The theme for Monday posts in January is Stew.

I love stew.

It’s easy to make and easy to make enough for more than 1 meal.

The meat, vegetables, and flavors can vary according to taste and mood.

Stew is, by definition, (WiKi): a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy. A stew needs to have raw ingredients….

The herbs and spices can be anything you like.

Since it’s slow cooker season chez nous….

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Slow Cooker Lamb Stew

I used lamb but beef or even chicken thighs would be good.

  • Author: Kate
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Skillet: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 hours
  • Total Time: 7 hours 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: One Dish Dinners
  • Method: Slow Cooker

Ingredients

Scale
  • 12oz (360gr) lamb, slices or pieces
  • 4 large shallots, cut in half
  • 10oz (300gr) butternut squash, cubed
  • 10oz (300gr) sweet potatoes, cut in half, then wedges
  • 3/4 cup (6oz, 180ml) chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbs fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp za’atar
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs butter

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbs oil in a large skillet.
  • Dredge lamb in flour, add to skillet and brown. Remove to slow cooker
  • Add butter, garlic, ginger, and all spices. Stir well.
  • Add any remaining flour and stir well.
  • Add 1/4 cup chicken broth to skillet and stir until thickened.
  • Stir in remaining broth.
  • Put all vegetables in slow cooker, on top of lamb.
  • Pour the stock over all, cover and cook, low heat, 7 hours.
  • Remove lamb and vegetables to a platter and serve.

Notes

You could substitute white potatoes for the sweet potatoes. No need to peel either.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 recipe
  • Calories: 631
  • Sugar: 13.1 g
  • Sodium: 561.2 mg
  • Fat: 26 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.2 g
  • Fiber: 9.8 g
  • Protein: 40.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 129.6 mg

Keywords: lamb, stew, butternut squash, sweet potato

Slow Cooker Lamb & Sweet Potato Stew

You could also try Slow Cooker Beef & Root Vegetable Stew

That’s it!

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