Tender pieces of succulent lamb with chunky vegetables and rich gravy swimming in a bread “cauldron”. A perfect Halloween lamb stew recipe for your witches and wizards! This easy recipe in collaboration with Try Lamb includes pressure cooker, stove top and slow cooker instructions.
I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I may have mentioned it once or twice before, on the blog, but I absolutely love Halloween. I love playing with my food too, so I’m thrilled to be sharing this spooky Halloween recipe with you!
Regular readers will remember that over the last few years I worked with Tasty, Easy Lamb, bringing you delicious and easy lamb recipes on a regular basis. I’m pleased to tell you that they’ve re-branded and are now known as Try Lamb, and I’m delighted to be working with them again. Over the coming months, I’ll be bringing you a series of new, exciting lamb recipes including this Halloween lamb with ale stew served in a bread “cauldron”.
This is a perfect Halloween recipe for any witches and wizards you may be entertaining this Halloween. I made my rye and caraway seed giant bread rolls with some cuttlefish ink to turn it black, a proper witches cauldron, but you could easily pick up some of your favourite bread rolls in your local bakery or supermarket. Something dark and wholegrain would really compliment this recipe well.
I’ve given three different methods to prepare this stew too. I’ve recently added a pressure cooker to my kitchen equipment and I’m loving it – this stew only took 15 minutes to cook in it, and the meat was incredibly tender and delicious. You could also cook it on the stove top, or in your slow cooker too.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR THIS LAMB AND ALE STEW IN A BREAD “CAULDRON”
- cubed lamb shoulder – look out for this in your local supermarket, or ask your butcher to cut some
- dark ale – I used a locally brewed oatmeal stout
- sunflower oil
- baby or button onions left whole – I like the spooky witches’ brew effect they create floating in the stew
- carrots – I used a heritage variety from my veg box
- lamb stock – I use Knorr stock pots if I don’t have any homemade stock on hand
- plain flour – for dredging the lamb
- salt & pepper
- tomato puree
- Worcestershire sauce
- a bouquet garni sachet
- large bread rolls – I made homemade rye and caraway rolls coloured with cuttlefish ink
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HOW TO MAKE LAMB AND ALE STEW IN A BREAD “CAULDRON”
Step 1: dredge the cubed lamb shoulder with flour seasoned with salt and pepper.
Step 2: peel and cut carrots into pieces.
Step 3: peel button onions but leave them whole.
Step 4: heat butter and sunflower oil and brown the meat on all sides for five minutes.
Step 5: add the remaining ingredients, except for the bread, and cook either in a pressure cooker, slow cooker or on the stove top.
Step 6: hollow out four large bread rolls and fill with the hot stew. Serve immediately.
Try Lamb are here to banish the bland and help make dinner great again. They started this campaign to prove lamb is more than a roast dinner with mint sauce, bringing you easy recipes created by real people like myself who have a passion for cooking.
Lamb isn’t for everyone, but it is for the brave and the bold – people wanting to jazz up their mealtimes with a sustainable and healthy, locally reared ingredients.
What’s your favourite way to cook with lamb? Let me know in the comments!
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