Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Here's a low-fat soup that combines a plain yogurt mixture to lamb and vegetables for a delicious dinner recipe.


Lamb and Vegetable Stew

by 4  people


add your rating
add a comment
Ingredients
  • 1   pound 
    lean boneless lamb, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking oil
  • 1  14  ounce can 
    beef broth
  • 1   cup 
    dry red wine or beef broth
  • 1   tablespoon 
    snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 2   cloves 
    garlic, minced
  • 1   
    bay leaf
  • 2   cups 
    cubed, peeled butternut squash
  • 1   cup 
    1/2-inch slices peeled parsnip
  • 1   cup 
    chopped, peeled sweet potato
  • 1   cup 
    sliced celery (2 stalks)
  • 1   medium 
    onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2  cup 
    plain low-fat yogurt or dairy sour cream
  • 3   tablespoons 
    all-purpose flour
Directions
1.
In a large saucepan brown meat, half at a time, in hot oil; drain fat. Return all meat to pan. Stir in broth, wine, dried thyme (if using), garlic, and bay leaf. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
2.
Stir in squash, parsnip, sweet potato, celery, and onion. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 30 minutes more or until meat and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf.
3.
In a small bowl combine yogurt, fresh thyme (if using), and flour. Stir 1/2 cup of the hot liquid into the yogurt mixture. Add yogurt mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
4.
Makes 5 servings (about 8 cups)
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 365, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 75, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 32, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 30, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 8065.98, vit. C (mg) 20.67, Thiamin (mg) 0.25, Riboflavin (mg) 0.47, Niacin (mg) 8.49, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.41, Folate (g) 72.57, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2.56, sodium (mg) 397, Potassium (mg) 1037, calcium (mg) 131.26, iron (mg) 3.96, Vegetables () 0.5, Starch () 2, Lean Meat () 3.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
 Articles
Lamb for Easter, Passover, and Other Spring Feasts
...Lamb is a classic staple on Easter and Passover dinner tables and it's generally more widely... coming up, here's a seasonal primer on a favorite spring meat. Cuts: Lamb, especially rack and leg of... on special or be able to get a real deal on other cuts such as shoulder roasts. Flavors: Spring lamb has... read more...
Minty Pasta Salad with Lamb: Quick, Easy, and Elegant
... on the hunt for celebration-worthy recipes--preferably lamb, with bright accouterments to contrast with its... subtle gaminess. This minty pasta salad with lamb fit all the criteria; plus, the prep time is short... is enhanced by this step. Lamb is my protein of choice to celebrate spring's arrival, and dainty rib chops... read more...
10 Best Stew and Soup Recipes for Midwinter
...-and try a shake of smoked paprika on top of each bowl. Indian Vegetable Stew Please, please take extra...'ll add to this fabulous stew can't be acquired in any other way. Long, gentle vegetable cooking...-and-Ale Stew Apples in stew? Sure, when it's a pork stew with root vegetables and beer or cider. This is one... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products