Lamb Stew

Recipe Info


Serves: 6


Calories: 159
Carbs: 12g
Fat: 18g
Protein: 14g

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Cooking Times

20 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 20 Minutes
120 min
Cook Time
2 Hours and 0 Minutes
140 min
Total Time
2 Hours and 20 Minutes



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  1. Soak the peas in water overnight. Drain the boil gently in water to cover in a saucepan for one hour. Drain and set the peas aside
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over low heat and brown the lamb
  3. Add the onions and saute for three to four minutes, then drain all the oil
  4. Add the split peas, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper and enough water to cover. Simmer, covered, until the meat is tender, more or less one and a half hours. Add a little more water if necessary
  5. Meanwhile, melt a little butter in a frying pan and saute the apples until lightly coloured
  6. When the meat is tender, add the apple cubes and lemon juice and simmer for another five minutes. Serve hot on a bed of rice or Samp. Enjoy the tradition!

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This stew is highly recommended!It is very tasty!Will certainly share this with friends! 5.00

Sharon Goosen
This is a great lamb stew recipe! We substituted the peas for green beans and it worked a treat! Really awesome family recipe. I cannot get over myself. 😁😁😍😍 Thanks. Super good. 5.00

Jan de Witt
Finally, an African lamb stew recipe that makes sense. Tried it and loved it before the big break comes. You get a fiver from me my frineds. Thanks again. 5.00


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