Today we have an excellent combination of grilled meat and stewed vegetables - lamb stew with vegetables. The dish is definitely a very flavorful, nutritious and healthy. As a basis, we decided to take the lamb meat, to be precise - its leg. Of course we removed all the pulp and used for burgers, but the bone was used fro ours today dish. Ragout from mutton bones are much tastier than from a single piece of meat. The dish turns out less fatty which is very important for most of us.
Meat and vegetable ingredients, chopped and cooked in a certain way by a long languishing in an earthenware dish in the oven or in a frying pan with a thick bottom, but always under the lid, are called stews. In the proper ragout recipe is believed to first appear in France. The word ''ragu'' comes from the French ‘'Ragout''. The interesting thing is that in many European countries, a similar method of preparation was also very popular, but nobody knows why the French are considered the inventors of this masterpiece of culinary art.
Lamb stew recipe which we will describe here today is not exactly European. This is a traditional Russian dish and it can be cooked both quick and simple by anyone, even the most inept cook. Of course, with our help. We’re going to tell you everything slowly, step by step.
Options and variations of the lamb stew
Ragout is probably the only dish that has such many different variations. It is enough to replace meat with another kind of it, and now you’ll have a new dish: beef stew, pork stew, chicken stew. Can you imagine there is even a fish stew? Just substitute the vegetable components. For example, you may cook lamb stew with potatoes, cabbage, carrots or even with beans.
To prepare our today’s dish we used young lamb's meat. This kind of mutton is considered to be the healthiest. Protein is the most valuable here and it appears in large quantities. It contains B, E, D and K vitamins as well potassium and calcium salts, magnesium, iron, fluorine, phosphorus, iodine, sulfur, chlorine, manganese and many others. Lamb meat is less calorie than pork, and cholesterol in it is 3-4 times lower.
It’s worth noting that people who suffer from iron deficiency anemia, are recommended to include lamb stew with vegetables in their diet. It’s easily digestible and incredibly healthy since it fills iron deficiency by 30%. That’s it, your meal is ready now. Hopefully, we will fully revealed all the secrets of lamb stew cooking. We’re looking forwards to your letters with original recipes. Come on HozOboz for new recipes, and you will defiantly find something worth your attention here!