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Lamb stew with potatoes

23 mayo, 2021

The lamb stew with potatoes It is a traditional recipe of Extremadura and La Mancha gastronomy. It is a delicious dish that we can prepare at home without difficulty. If we have the lamb meat, it will only be necessary to incorporate simple ingredients that you will probably have at home.

The lamb stew is a shepherd’s stew that was prepared especially in winter. There are many ways to make it, as the recipe may vary depending on the region. However, the protagonist of this dish is always lamb meat that is cooked in a vegetable sauce and, in this case, it is accompanied with potatoes.

Go ahead and discover with RecetasGratis how to make lamb stew with potatoes, a super complete dish with a lot of home flavor.

4 diners
1h 30m
Medium difficulty

Ingredients to make Lamb stew with potatoes:

How to make Lamb stew with potatoes:


To start preparing this traditional lamb stew, the first thing is season the lamb meat, pass the pieces through flour.

Lamb stew with potatoes recipe - Step 1


In a saucepan put a good jet of oil and, when it is hot, go browning the pieces of lamb. Go taking them out and reserve them.

Lamb stew with potatoes recipe - Step 2


Chop the vegetables into small pieces (onion, leek, peppers). In the pot where you have browned the meat, add a little more oil and add the vegetables, let them fry for about 5 minutes. When they are a little poached, add the bay leaves and the fried tomato. Stir everything and add the sweet paprika and herbs like thyme or rosemary. Mix everything well.

Lamb Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Step 3


Add the glass of wine, allow 3 minutes for the alcohol to evaporate.

Lamb stew with potatoes recipe - Step 4


Add the pieces of lamb, cover with water or broth. You can put water and add a stock cube. Put some salt. When the stew starts to boil, turn down to medium heat and let cook 60 minutes.

Lamb Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Step 5


After this time, look how the meat is. If necessary, leave it on for another 15-30 minutes. It will depend on the lamb. Salt test and rectify if necessary. If the lamb stew sauce is too light, take a little of the sauce and dilute a little flour before adding it back to the sauce. Cook for a few minutes.

Lamb Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Step 6


Peel some potatoes and fry them, add them to the meat. You can also add the potatoes in the middle of the lamb stew so that they cook along with the meat.

Lamb Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Step 7


Serve the lamb stew with potatoes piping hot. As with many dishes (and this lamb stew is no exception), if you prepare it from one day to the next, the flavors will settle much more and it will be better.

Lamb Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Step 8

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Lamb stew with potatoes – Suggestions and other recipes

To enjoy this lamb with potatoes, we suggest you always serve it in the most traditional way: in clay pots and with a bread to dip it in the sauce of the stew. In addition, you can enjoy it with a rich wine that accentuates the flavors of the meat on the palate.

We know that we do not always have time to prepare a stew properly, as this Extremaduran stew recipe takes time to be tender and the flavors are well absorbed. However, if you have a pressure cooker, you can prepare one Lamb stew with potatoes in a quick cooker and you will have it ready in 20-30 minutes.

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