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Greek lamb stew

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the lamb meat and fry for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown all over, then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  2. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for one minute, then add the pepper, tomato, olives and red wine. Bring to the boil and cook for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Add lamb pieces, beef stock and rosemary, then reduce the heat and simmer for ten minutes, or until the lamb is cooked and tender.

  4. Pour into a bowl and serve.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g/3½oz lamb chop meat off the bone, cut into cubes
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½ green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 8-10 black olives
  • 2 tbsp red wine
  • 200ml/7fl oz beef stock
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary

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