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Spring Lamb Stew With Mint Dumplings

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  Lamb shoulder 2 Pound, cut in 2-inch cubes
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Celery tops 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Handful Of)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White onions 18 Small, peeled
  Carrots 6 , pared and cut in 1-inch lengths
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Biscuit mix 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh mint 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

1. Trim the meat.
2. Take a large heavy kettle or Dutch oven, brown a few pieces of meat at a time in few fat trimmings.
3. Remove meat from the heat and keep it aside.
4. Add onion and sauté until golden. Return meat to kettle and add boiling water, celery tops, salt and pepper.
5. Cover the lid of the kettle tightly and simmer for 1 hour or until meat is soft. Remove celery tops.
6. Arrange onions, carrots and celery around meat and cover the pan. Simmer for 30 minutes or longer until vegetables are soft.
7. In small bowl, mix together biscuit mix and mint. Add milk just until mixture is moistened.
8. Drop by tablespoonfuls on top of steaming stew. Cook for 10 minutes and then cover tightly and cook for 10 minutes longer or until dumplings are puffy-light.

9. Serve hot in a serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Spring, Everyday
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
165 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1142 Calories from Fat 450

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.8%

Saturated Fat 21.9 g109.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 165.3 mg55.1%

Sodium 1383.5 mg57.6%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.8%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g73.9%

Sugars 40.7 g

Protein 49 g97.1%

Vitamin A 325.1% Vitamin C 102.6%

Calcium 47.8% Iron 48.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spring Lamb Stew With Mint Dumplings Recipe