Monmouth Stew

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by MarieRynr

In Wales, lamb has always been a populular ingredient for stews and casseroles and this Welsh recipe contains leeks and pearl barley.

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  1. Set oven to 350*F or Mark 4.
  2. Toss the lamb with the seasoned flour.
  3. Heat the butter or oil in a frying pan and lightly brown the meat all over for 1 minutes.
  4. Add the leeks and fry for a further minute, then transfer to a casserole dish.
  5. Add the barley, herbs and seasonings, then pour over the stock.
  6. Bring to the boil, cover and cook in the oven for 1 12 to 2 hours. Remove the bundle of herbs (bouquet garni) before serving and serve with boiled potatoes.
  7. Alternateively, if desired, the stew can be cooked gently, covered, on top of the stove until the meat is tender.

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