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Fancy Pants Lamb Stew

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Fancy Pants Lamb Stew

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 286kcal


  • 4 pounds bone-in lamb shanks
  • 2 medium onions  peeled and sliced
  • 2 14-ounce cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dried pitted plums prunes
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • ½-1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 2-inch piece peeled fresh ginger


  • Use a 6-quart slow cooker. Put the lamb into the bottom of your slow cooker insert and add the onions, tomatoes, dried plums, raisins, and almonds. Stir in the cumin, red pepper flakes (go easy if you don’t want it spicy), and salt. Toss in the chunk of peeled ginger. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Before serving, remove the lamb bones and ginger. Stir the stew well to break up the dried plums.


Nutrition Facts
Fancy Pants Lamb Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 501mg21%
Potassium 595mg17%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 5.7mg7%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Tags: Dairy Free Fancy Lamb Magazine Plums Stephanie O'Dea
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  1. Pam
    October 16, 2020

    Made this several times, always a hit.

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