*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           MID EASTERN LAMB STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Lamb                             Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       lb           Boneless lamb shoulder
    2       tb           Olive oil
    2                    Chopped onions
    3                    Cloves chopped garlic
    1                    28 oz can whole or ground
                         -tomatoes
    2       c            Sliced mushrooms
      1/2   c            Dry sherry or chicken stock
    1       tb           Sugar
    1       t            Each allspice, cinnamon and
                         -turmeric
    1       c            Raisins
 
   salt and pepper parsley for garnish (optional)
   
   Trim excess fat from lamb. Cut meat into 1 inch cubes.
   Brown lamb in oil 5 min or until browned. Stir in
   onions  and garlic. Cover and cook 3-5 min until
   onions are soft.  Stir in all but salt , pepper,
   raisins and parsley. Bring  to  a boil, them reduce
   heat and simmer covered approx. 40 min. or until
   reasonably tender. Add raisins and simmer  10-20  min
   more. Add salt pepper and parsley before serving.
  
 
 
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