Simple Lamb Casserole with New Potatoes

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Ingredients

  • 3 1/3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 800ml lamb stock
  • A sprig of fresh rosemary
  • A sprig of fresh thyme
  • 3 plum tomatoes, roughly Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped
  • 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 12 new potatoes, peeled, left whole
  • 300ml Madeira wine
  • 300ml white wine
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled, thickly Technique: Slice Cutting a thin piece or pieces from a larger ingredient or dish. You can slice ingredients using a slicing disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please sliced
  • 12 button onions, peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 800g lamb neck fillets, cut into 4cm pieces
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Simple Lamb Casserole with New Potatoes

1) Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4.

2) Heat half the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Season the lamb pieces and fry for five minutes until caramelised all over

3) Whilst the lamb is cooking, heat the remaining oil in a separate ovenproof casserole dish. Fry the button onions and carrots for three to four minutes until browned. Add the tomato puree and cook for a further two minutes.

4) Drain the lamb in a colander. Pour the white and Madeira wines into the frying pan, bring to the boil and scrape the sediment from the bottom of the pan. Add to the vegetables in the casserole dish.

To serve, spoon into large bowls and scatter over the Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped mint leaves.

Tip: When choosing cuts of meat for a casserole, buy something with a little fat, as this will prevent the meat from becoming too dry.