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Lamb With Artichokes & Preserved Lemons

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  Boneless lamb shoulder 3 Pound
  Onion 5 Ounce, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), pressed or minced
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Artichokes 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Calamata olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon

Trim fat off lamb.
Cut meat into 1 1/2-inch chunks.
In a 5 to 6-quart pan, combine lamb, onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and saffron.
Cook, tightly covered, over medium heat for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a bowl combine vinegar and 1 quart water.
Trim off stems, tough outer leaves, and sharp tips of artichokes, leaving pale, tender interior leaves.
Cut in half lengthwise; scoop out and discard hairy chokes.
As artichokes are trimmed, immerse in vinegar-water.
After meat cooks 30 minutes, increase heat to high, uncover pan, and stir often until juices evaporate and meat browns, 15 to 20 minutes.
Stir in 2 cups water; simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Drain artichokes and add to lamb; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
Add 8 preserved lemon quarters and olives; simmer, covered, until artichokes are tender when pierced, about 10 minutes longer.
Add 2 tablespoons liquid from preserved lemons or lemon juice.
Skim and discard fat from stew.
Pour stew into a bowl and garnish with remaining lemon quarters.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4179 Calories from Fat 2826

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 314 g482.3%

Saturated Fat 125.1 g625.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 966.3 mg322.1%

Sodium 2127.1 mg88.6%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g30.9%

Dietary Fiber 34.9 g139.7%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 250 g501%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 161.6%

Calcium 51.2% Iron 173.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lamb With Artichokes & Preserved Lemons Recipe