Lamb, Barley and White Bean Stew Recipe

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Lamb, Barley and White Bean Stew
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  1. Pick over and discard any damaged beans or stones.
  2. Rinse the beans.
  3. Place in a bowl, add plenty of water to cover and soak for about 3 hours.
  4. Drain and set aside.
  5. Coat the lamb cubes with the flour, shaking off any excess.
  6. In a large heavy pan.
  7. Over medium-high heat, warm the olive oil.
  8. Add the lamb and brown well on all sides, 10-15 minutes.
  9. Add the rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, garlic, beans and stock.
  10. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  11. Meanwhile, bring a saucepan three-fourths full of water to a boil.
  12. Add the pearl onions and simmer for 45 seconds.
  13. Drain, cool and using s knife, peel of the skins.
  14. Add the onions, carrots and barley to the stew and simmer for 30 minutes longer.
  15. Add the potatoes and simmer until the potatoes are tender, 30 minutes longer.
  16. Add the peas and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  17. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  18. Ladle into individual bowls and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 694.55 Kcal (2908 kJ)
Calories from fat 288.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.02g 49%
Sodium 23026.08mg 959%
Potassium 1639.94mg 35%
Total Carbs 97.38g 32%
Sugars 20.16g 81%
Dietary Fiber 24.84g 99%
Protein 18.3g 37%
Vitamin C 44mg 73%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Calcium 175.1mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 86.38 Kcal (362 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.98g 49%
Sodium 2863.62mg 959%
Potassium 203.95mg 35%
Total Carbs 12.11g 32%
Sugars 2.51g 81%
Dietary Fiber 3.09g 99%
Protein 2.28g 37%
Vitamin C 5.5mg 73%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 20%
Iron 0.5mg 23%
Calcium 21.8mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.8
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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