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Spicy Lamb and Peanut Stew

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 35 min.
Cook Time: 40 min.
Total: 1 hr. 15 min.
A creamy, spicy stew that is best on a cold day. Make it even better and spoon over rice into bowls.


  • 12 oz lamb boneless leg or shoulder, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups fat-free beef broth
  • 2 med carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 lb small new potatoes, halved or quartered (4-5 potatoes)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • Chopped dry roasted peanuts (optional)


  • Spray large saucepan with lid with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add lamb cubes, onion, and garlic. Brown meat over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in broth, carrots, potatoes, salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  • Cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes.
  • Stir in peas and peanut butter.
  • Cover and cook 5 minutes; stir gently.
  • Garnish with chopped peanuts, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 208
  Calories from Fat 74 (36%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(12%)Cholesterol 37mg
(14%)Sodium 344mg
(19%)Potassium 658mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(33%)Protein 17g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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