Middle Eastern Lamb Stew

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Shelly K

I got this recipe from a friend. It's got a great blend of flavors! Tastes great with rice or cous-cous.

Top Review by Wendys Kitchen

This needs a whole lot of spice added to give it more flavour. A "dash" is not enough...possibly 1 tbls of spice!!! Sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the lamb in oil and remove from pan.
  2. Sauté the onion, shallot (if using), and celery until soft and starting to brown.
  3. Add the wine, browned meat, carrots, sweet potatoes, and the cinnamon stick.
  4. Bring to a simmer, adding water if necessary.
  5. After about 20 minutes, remove the cinnamon stick and add spices, bay leaves, and if using, the almonds and cherries.
  6. Simmer until meat is tender and sweet potatoes are soft.

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