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Lamb and green bean stew

Serve this tasty lamb stew in a big bowl with Vermicelli rice

Serve this tasty lamb stew in a big bowl with Vermicelli rice

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(9 votes)
Cooking Time

Cook: 2 Hours 10 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 8

Cooking Time

Price: £1.65 per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 467g serving contains

Energy
2540kj
607kcal
30%
Fat
22.9g
High
33%
Saturates
4.2g
Low
21%
Sugars
10.7g
Low
12%
Salt
0.58g
Low
9%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
544kj/130kcal

Ingredients

3 onions, peeled, 1 quartered and 2 chopped

2 x 350g pack diced lamb

150ml vegetable oil

1 whole head garlic, cloves crushed

500g fine beans

1kg tomato passata

2 tbsp tomato puree

5 Vermicelli nests, broken into short pieces

250g pudding or basmati rice, rinsed

Flat leaf parsley, chopped, to serve

Method

1
Put the quartered onion and cubed lamb in a saucepan and cover with boiling water. Bring to the boil over a high heat, skimming any scum that appears on the surface. Reduce the heat and simmer for 40mins. After 40mins, strain the lamb from the pan, reserving the liquid and set both aside.
2
Meanwhile, heat half of the vegetable oil in another saucepan and gently fry the chopped onion and the garlic for about 10mins, until soft but not browned. Add the beans, turn down the heat, and cook for 15mins.
3
To the pan with the beans, add the passata and 400ml of the lamb cooking liquid. Stir through the tomato puree and add the lamb. Simmer for 30mins.
4
To make the vermicelli rice, heat the rest of the oil in a saucepan and fry the Vermicelli pieces for a couple of minutes, until golden. Add the rice and stir well and add enough boiling water to cover by 2cm. Simmer for 12mins then turn off the heat, cover with a lid and let sit for 15mins.
5
To serve, divide the vermicelli rice between bowls and ladle over the lamb stew and sprinkle over some chopped parsley