Lamb and green bean stew is a delicious, simple meal that is incredibly healthy for the whole family!
Lamb and Green Bean Stew has you thoroughly covered in the nutrition department. Green beans are low in saturated fats, cholesterol and sodium. They are a great source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Potassium! And full of dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese. Lamb is a rich source of high-quality protein. It is also full of vitamins and minerals, including iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.
WHAT YOU NEED
800 g lamb shanks, cut into squares
500 g green beans (sliced length-wise and halved if fresh)
1 large onion
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 large potatoes, cubed
1 tbsp. flour
1 tbsp. vegetable stock
Glass of warm white wine (optional)
1.5 cups of water
1 tbsp. butter
Salt and white pepper
WHAT TO DO
Add sliced onions to pot and sauté in butter for 5 minutes.
Sprinkle meat with flour and fry until brown.
Add garlic, salt and white pepper to taste and optional white wine.
Pour stock over meat.
Cook for 30 minutes on low heat.
Add beans and potatoes.
Simmer on low heat until meat and beans are tender.
Keep an eye on the pot and add water when it cooks dry.
For the grown ups… Enjoy with a glass of Van Loveren Blackberry Cabernet Sauvignon/ Shiraz. It has an appealing ruby red colour with soft plum and ripe summer berry flavours followed by a round finish.
Do you have a secret ingredient that makes your lamb and green bean stew a family favouite? We would love to hear it!