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Lamb and Green Bean Stew With Spelt (farro)

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“This is a "Cooking Light" recipe that uses spelt (also called farro). While I haven't tried this one yet, I'm currently on a search for good recipes that use old grains and this one sounds good!”
2hrs 10mins
8 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large pan with cooking spray over medium high heat.
  2. Put the lamb in and cook for 5 minutes making sure to brown it on all sides.
  3. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add the wine and scrape the pan to loosen the browned bits.
  5. Add the water and all the rest of the ingredients except the basil.
  6. Bring it all to a boil.
  7. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1.
  8. 5 hours or until the lamb is tender.
  9. Discard the bay leaf and put the stew into bowls.
  10. Sprinkle each serving with basil.

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