Lamb and Apricot Stew

Recipe by JustJanS
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    ripe tomatoes, blanched and peeled
  • 2
    tablespoons oil
  • 1
    green capsicum, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons of fresh mint, chopped
  • 1
    kg lamb, cubes cut from the leg or shoulder
  • 23
    cup dried apricot
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat half the oil in a large heavy based saucepan, add tomato capsicum, onion and mint and saute 5 minutes.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Heat the remaining oil, add the lamb pieces, stir quickly to brown on all sides.
  • Return the vegetables to the pan, add the apricots and enough water to almost cover the meat.
  • Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • After the hour, season with salt and pepper.
  • Check liquid content and add more if needed.
  • Simmer 1 hour more until lamb is very tender.
  • Serve with steamed or boiled rice, or couscous.
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