Easy lamb stew

Easy lamb stew

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  • 6
  • Easy
  • 15 minutes
  • 2 hours
  • Woolworths Thelema Cool Climate Cabernet Sauvignon


  • 1.5 kg lamb neck or knuckles
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 onions, chopped (or 6 whole baby onions)
  • 2 cloves
  • 6 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped (or 6 whole baby carrots)
  • 6 potatoes, halved and parboiled
  • 2 T butter
  • 3 T parsley, chopped
  • sea salt and white pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1. Place the lamb, water, onions, cloves and carrots in a large saucepan. Simmer for about 2 hours, or until the meat is soft and about to fall off the bone. Season to taste.

2. Toss the hot potatoes in the pan that they were cooked in with the butter and parsley. Serve with ladles of lamb.

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Photographs: Myburgh Du Plessis
Food assistant: Bianca Strydom

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  • Cliff Hutchison
    May 20, 2023

    I agree! Did you check the corection? Receipe not complete!! Not helpful. I’ve done step1 . Will ahve to wing step 2. Dissappointing.

    1. Annzra Denita
      May 22, 2023

      The recipe is updated and correct. It just needs two steps. Best Annzra Denita – TASTE Online Editor.

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    Darren Bester
    August 12, 2021

    The cooking instructions surely aren’t complete?
    There are 2 steps.

    1. Annzra Denita
      August 18, 2021

      Hello. Yes this recipe only needs two steps – but the second was incomplete. We have updated it now. Best Annzra Denita – TASTE Online Editor.