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Lamb Stew with Green Beans

Lamb Stew with Green Beans

Kathy W.

"This recipe is great made with either fresh or frozen green beans. If you use frozen use the French style beans. This is Greek stew that my mom always made while I was growing up and has now been handed down to my children. Enjoy!"
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2 h servings 363 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 27.9 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 20.6 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 272 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute onion and celery until golden. Stir in lamb, and cook until evenly brown. Stir in tomato sauce and water. Reduce heat, and simmer for about 1 hour.
  2. Stir in green beans. Season with parsley, mint, dill, cinnamon, sugar, salt and pepper. Continue cooking until beans are tender.

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  1. 44 Ratings

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This stew is absolutely delicious! Great flavors, wonderful spices. Did not change anything except used 2 cans of green beans, since I did not have fresh on hand. This is a good recipe if you...

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I am not sure why my result was so different from the other reviewers! I followed the recipe exactly as written, and it was WAY too watery (3 cups of water was tooooooo much). I had to add a l...

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This stew is absolutely delicious! Great flavors, wonderful spices. Did not change anything except used 2 cans of green beans, since I did not have fresh on hand. This is a good recipe if you...

I love lamb and am always looking for new recipes. This one is so easy and is really delicious. I couldn't find dried mint, so I used Greek seasoning which has dried mint in it. Try it! You'...

I used to make this a lot and had forgotten about it. Very good flavor and so easy! If you have mint growing in your garden in the summer this would be a good reason to dry some for the winter...

Excellent!! Although it was much nicer when I sauted minced garlic with the onion Also use mixed herbs or Italian herbs instead of dill or mint

I used Greek seasoning as suggested by another reviewer, garlic flakes, more cinnamon, and I pureed a can of Italian style stewed tomatoes in place of the tomato sauce. And I served it over whit...

I remember thinking that the recipe was too easy and basic to be that good. It was absolutely fantastic! The spices are a perfect blend with the tomato sauce. It is not a strong flavor for th...

This is a wonderful way to cook lamb. We love to make it in the winter - thank you!

I am going to add a clove or two of garlic to the onion and celery and before adding the meat. The green beans should be cut or snapped into bite size hunks. Overall, very tasty! My family also ...

This was delicious!!!!!!! My aunt used to make this when I was younger. I forgot all about it and am so glad that I found it again. The sauce doen't need to be thick so I didn't add anything ...

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