When I think of stew I think of the beef variety that we all eat during those harsh winter months. However, there’s a new kid on the block and his name is lamb stew with asparagus. You guys, this stew is absolutely amazing. I did not know that lamb could taste so good! I find the meat to be tender and easy to chew. It’s probably all about how you cook it but lamb meat is far more chewable than some cuts of beef that I’ve come across. Your family is really going to enjoy this veggie-laden stew and I know that you’ll be making it again for years to come!
I couldn’t agree more! I have cherry tomatoes growing in my garden and I’m going to harvest them for this very special lamb stew. Tasty!
1 and 1/2 lb lamb
1 bunch asparagus
1 quart tomatoes, sliced
1 onion, chopped
Knorr Beef beef bouillon, cubes
3 c basmati rice
1/2 Tbsp McCormick cumin
1/2 tsp tumeric
1/2 tsp lemon powder or lemon juice
1/4 c Hunt’s tomato paste
1/8 c Bertolli olive oil, extra virgin
1. Heat olive oil in dutch oven med heat, saute onion until lightly brown, add turmeric, cumin, lemon, beef bouillon and Cubed Lamb.Saute for 10 minutes and add tomato paste. Add 2 cups hot water cook on medium heat for 40 minutes. Add small tomatoes and Asparagus for 5 minutes.
2. Cook Rice: Boil in salt water for 15 minutes and rinse in a colander with cold water. Steam in same cooking pot. Put 3 tablespoons of olive oil in the pan and return the rice to the pan. cover for 20 minutes on med heat.
3. Place Rice on a serving dish. Pour Asparagus and Lamb stew over Rice. Serve With Pickles any kind that you prefer, extra juice from the stew, Enjoy!!!
4. Sorry!!!! Knorr is the correct spelling for the beef cubes!!! 1 and 1/2 lbs of cubed Lamb Meat!!! You can also try it with 1 and 1/2 lbs of cubed Beef or Chicken!!!! The rice is rinsed the rice in a strainer under cold water, Put the olive oil in the pan and pour the rice in the pan, cover with a thin towel or paper towel, put the lid tightly on the pot!!! Put the heat on med-low for 20 Minutes. This will steam the rice!!!
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Quick Tip: Serve this hearty stew with a nice, thick slab of homemade bread. Yum!
Thank you Independent for this great photo.