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Friday, March 23, 2012

Slow Cooker Lamb Vegetable Stew

What is lamb? Lamb is meat from young sheep less than 12 months old, lamb tastes like lamb which is tender and mild in flavor. If your family is trying lamb for the first time, slow cooker lamb stew is the perfect meal.

Slow Cooker Lamb Vegetable Stew

2 pounds lamb stew meat, or cubed lean boneless lamb
2 medium tomatoes, peeled and seeded, chopped
1 diced carrot
Slow Cooker Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Slow Cooker Lamb and Vegetable Stew

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2 medium potatoes
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves
1 bay leaf
2 cups chicken stock
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour


Place lamb and vegetables in slow cooker. Mix salt, garlic, thyme, and bay leaf into stock; pour over lamb and vegetables. Cover and cook on low 8 to 9 hours, until lamb and vegetables are tender. Turn to high setting. Blend flour and butter, and then shape into small balls. Drop into stew and cook, stirring frequently, until thickened.

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