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Lamb with Plums and Walnuts

Mediterranean Lamb with Plums and Walnuts

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This lamb is very tender and juicy. The unique sauce with molasses, herbs and spices enhances the flavor and texture of the meat. The crunchiness of the walnuts adds a unique twist to the dish.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 10min 100min
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10min
Cook Time
100min
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Prepare all the required ingredients.Lamb with plums and walnuts ingredients
  2. If the lamb is one piece, cut it into smaller steak-shape pieces. Cut the onion in large chunks. Peel the garlic. Cut plums in half and remove kernels. Set everything aside.cut onion and plums
  3. In a pot with a thick bottom heat up some olive oil. Add lamb and toast on each side until golden.toast lamb steaks
  4. Add cardamom, chili pepper and turmeric.
  5. When the lamb develops a nice crust on the outside, add onion, garlic and plums to the pot. Pour in some water, so that approximately half of the lamb is covered. Bring to a boil.
  6. Add pomegranate molasses and let it cook for another 10min on a low-medium heat.
  7. Add honey, bay leaf and thyme and let cook for another hour on a low heat. Do not cover with the lid.
  8. Crush the walnuts into large pieces and add half of them to the lamb. Let it cook for another 25min.
  9. Chop cilantro. Add half of it to the lamb and cook 5 more min.
  10. Serve the lamb on a large plate (Mediterranean style). Top with the rest of cilantro and walnuts. You can use rice or baked potatoes as a great side for this dish. Keep the sauce, it makes all the difference! Bon Nuppetie! Lamb with Plums and Walnuts