Wednesday Dinner - Money Saver
1 1/2 pounds stewing lamb (be sure to look for
the leanest possible cut)
all visible fat trimmed off, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
2 carrots, cut in 1- inch slices
2 medium onions, sliced
2 green peppers, sliced
2 large tomatoes, chopped (or canned tomatoes, drained, about
1 tsp. seasoned salt (or to taste)
Black pepper to taste
Note: this recipe should be prepared in advance,
cooled and all fat that rises to top removed before reheating.
Quickly broil lamb pieces on all sides under broiler.
Place in saucepan with vegetables and seasonings.
Cook, covered, over low heat one hour or until lamb is tender. If stew
becomes dry, add a little tomato juice or bouillon while cooking.
Braised Lamb Shanks
Dinner -Money Saver
BRAISED LAMB SHANKS
This cut of lamb is often fatty. Select shanks as lean as possible,
and it is suggested that this recipe
be prepared in advance so that it can cool and fat can be removed before reheating.
2 lamb shanks with visible fat cut off
Use *Ketchup marinade for Lamb and Poultry.
Wipe lamb shanks with damp
paper towel, place in marinade in heavy skillet.
Refrigerate for 2 or 3 hours, turning lamb occasionally. Remove lamb
from marinade and place under broiler, turning until all sides are browned.
Return lamb to marinade in skillet, cover
and cook 1 1/2 to 2 hours until lamb is very tender, basting with juices occasionally. Remove any visible fat. Uncover, and
continue cooking 15 minutes.
Let cool, and again remove fat. Reheat to serve.
Serves 2 to 3.
Lamb a la Proven¨al
Wednesday Dinner - Gourmet
LAMB A LA PROVENAL
5 ounces very lean leg of lamb
1/2 cup beef broth
garlic clove, crushed (or less, if preferred)
1/2 cup parsley, chopped and mixed with 1 tablespoon dry rosemary
and pepper to taste
1 small red pimento (packed in water or vinegar)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Be sure all
fat is trimmed from lamb Pour 1/4 cup beef broth in an ovenproof dish.
Rub meat with garlic and herbs. Sprinkle with
salt and pepper.
Bake 20 to 30 minutes to taste. Pour remaining broth over meat.
Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer. Slice
pimento very finely, and sprinkle over lamb.
Serve hot. Serves one.