Lamb and Asparagus Stew Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lamb and Asparagus Stew Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Lamb and Asparagus Stew

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"This Middle Eastern stew can make for some great comfort food. It only takes about half an hour to cook, and it's dead easy. This recipe is mostly Iranian in origin; the Iranians use okra instead of asparagus, but asparagus is much easier to find. If you can get a hold of some fresh okra, then it's easy to substitute."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the onions, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the lamb, salt, pepper, and turmeric; cook and stir until the lamb is no longer pink on the outside, about 3 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, water, and garlic. Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the lamb is tender, about 25 minutes.
  2. Once the lamb is tender, stir in the asparagus, and continue cooking until the asparagus is tender, about 3 minutes.
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Feb 10, 2010

This was a really nice dish--the only thing I changed was the amount of asparagus. I shifted the ingredients to make enough for 5, and 1 large bunch of asparagus was more than enough. Really delicious and easy to make!

 
Mar 16, 2011

I enjoyed this, even though I needed to sub the tomato paste for ketchup because I forgot to pick it up at the store. I doubled the whole recipe, except the asparagus and we still had plenty asparagus! I think this would go perfect with some pita bread on the side as well.

 

8 Ratings

Apr 26, 2011

Followed recipe, but have to say, it wasn't very tasty. With just turmeric and 1 clove of garlic - it was rather bland. I don't think I'll make it again

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 503 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 33.5 g
  • 51%
  • Fiber
  • 9.2 g
  • 37%
  • Protein
  • 25.6 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 980 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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