Armenian-Style Ground Lamb Stew
Preparation time:
25 minutes
Cooking time:
35 minutes
Makes:
4 to 6 Servings

Directions

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-hight heat; fry onions until golden brown, 10 - 12 minutes. Add lamb and garlic; fry, stirring and breaking up lamb with wooden spoon, until seared, about 5 minutes. Push onion mixture to side of pan; in centre, fry tomato paste until darkened slightly, 1 to 2 minutes. Sitr in carrots, turnip, sweet pepper, bay leaf, allspice, cumin, black and cayenne peppers, cinnamon and all but 2 tbsp of the parsley; sauté until carrots and turnips are slightly softened and flavours are blended, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf; stir in lemon juice and remaining parsley.

Armenian-Style Ground Lamb Stew

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 2 clove3s garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoe paste
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 white turnip, diced
  • half green sweet pepper, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice