Welcome to our savory journey through the world of comfort food, where today we’re going to explore the rustic and hearty flavors of lamb stew.
Whether you are a seasoned chef or a home cook looking to try something new, these 30 best lamb stew recipes have been carefully selected to provide you with a world of taste and tradition on your dinner table.
From the spice-infused tagines of Morocco to the rich and earthy Irish stews that have comforted families for generations, there’s a recipe here to satisfy every palate.
So grab your apron, and prepare to delight in the warmth of a meal that promises to be as nurturing as it is delicious.
Our Favorite Lamb Stews:
1. Lamb Stew
You’re going to love this Lamb Stew recipe! It’s loaded with hearty, healthy ingredients that we bet your whole family will devour.
Plus, it’s a one-pot meal, the long-simmering time in the oven makes the tender lamb morsels and veggies just melt in your mouth. So good!
It’s actually a total winner, for your special occasions like Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas!
2. Lamb Tagine
Hands down one of the best Lamb Tagine you will ever taste!
This recipe has an awesome ras el hanout spice mix that pairs perfectly with lamb, and the slow cooking works like magic to bring out those rich flavors in the sauce. Just fabulous!
Simply pair it with couscous and enjoy a truly amazing Moroccan feast!
3. Birria de Borrego (Mexican Lamb Stew)
Birria de Borrego is a delicious Mexican lamb stew that’s packed with amazing, smoky flavor.
Just simmer it low and slow on the stove, and that’s it, your perfect dish is ready. It’s also a great contender for your next family get-together!
Serve this delish dish with some rice, red onions, cilantro, and a dollop of lime crema, and enjoy a hearty Mexican dinner with everyone!
4. Ali Nazik – Turkish Lamb Stew
You won’t believe how amazing Ali Nazik, a special lamb stew from Turkey, tastes!
And it’s definitely not your average lamb stew, trust us. This recipe will help you make one of the best stews ever at home.
So, get ready to wow everyone with this showstopper dish!
5. Irish Lamb Stew
Making this Irish Lamb Stew is a breeze! Just gather a few ingredients, do minimal prep, and then sit back while the deliciousness unfolds.
It’s a hearty, comforting dish packed with carrots, potatoes, and lamb. Trust us, you’ll wanna keep it handy for those cozy winter nights!
6. Lamb Shank Stew
This Lamb Shank Stew is super easy to whip up. It’s hearty, absolutely delicious, and versatile, too!
You can cook these awesome shanks in the oven, on the stove, or even in your pressure cooker.
Give it a try, as it’s perfect for your Sunday dinner!
7. Guinness Lamb Stew
Hey, take a look at this amazing recipe for Traditional Irish stew with Guinness stout! It adds a delicious depth to the flavors. Just follow a few simple steps and voila! You’ll have the best stew ever.
Serve this hearty stew with Irish brown bread, soda bread, or any other type of bread, to soak up all the delicious broth. Enjoy!
8. Mediterranean Lamb Stew
Forget beef, there’s a new star in town that elevates stew to a whole new level!
This Mediterranean Lamb Stew is packed with hearty, nutritious flavors, that are just perfect for a chilly night.
Plus, it’s a one-pot wonder, making it the ultimate weeknight meal. Oh, and don’t forget to add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice at the end. It takes this dish to the next level!
9. Authentic Barbacoa de Borrego Recipe (Lamb Barbacoa)
Barbacoa de Borrego is an authentic Mexican dish made with juicy lamb meat, mixed with delicious herbs and spices. It’s cooked nice and slow until it becomes incredibly tender and can be easily shredded.
This version will show you how to make it using an electric pressure cooker, but you can also make this on the stove with the same spices and ingredients. Outstanding!
10. Lamb Stifado
This recipe for Lamb Stifado is a delicious Greek-inspired dish that’s perfect for a cozy meal.
It’s actually an incredibly tender and flavorful slow-cooked stew, which is made with lamb shoulder, onions, and a sauce that’s spiced up with cinnamon and cloves. So delicious!
Give it a try and impress everyone at home!
11. Middle Eastern Instant Pot Lamb Stew
Check out this amazing Instant Pot Lamb Stew with chickpeas and fragrant Middle Eastern spices!
It’s simple, delicious, and can be whipped up in no time using an Instant Pot. Perfect for a fast, flavorful, and wholesome meal!
Serve over basmati rice or everyday quinoa, If you want to go grain-free, try it with cauliflower rice!
12. Chanakhi (Georgian Lamb Stew)
This awesome lamb stew from Georgia is known as Chanakhi!
It’s made by layering lamb, veggies, and herbs in a pot and then baking it to perfection. And the result? Tender lamb, flavorful sauce, and a comforting dinner. Perfect for those chilly winter nights. Yum!
13. Lamb Kalya with Yogurt and Cream
This delicious Lamb Kalya with yogurt and cream is seriously rich, spicy, and creamy. It’s bursting with flavor, and the lamb pieces are super tender and juicy.
It does need a bunch of spices, but trust us, this is one of the easiest dishes to whip up. Just marinate the lamb with all those amazing spices, and you are done!
14. Lebanese Fasolia (White Bean and Lamb Stew)
Fasolia, a classic Middle Eastern dish, is all about tender lamb, white beans, and tomato sauce. It’s a simple, yet flavorful meal, that’s usually served over rice.
This recipe uses canned beans for convenience, so that you can have it ready in under an hour. What a satisfying and effortless dinner. Enjoy!
15. Persian Lamb Stew
This Persian lamb Stew recipe is seriously bursting with flavor!
Tender lamb cubes are cooked with aromatic spices, crushed walnuts, and tangy pomegranate molasses. It’s seriously super easy to whip up on the stove, Instant Pot, or slow cooker.
Simply pair it with some golden rice for an epic feast, and relish it with your loved ones!
16. Moroccan Lamb Shanks
If you’re a fan of lamb, then you’ve got to try this Moroccan Lamb Shanks recipe – it’s a keeper!
It’s all about slow-cooked lamb with a mix of everyday spices, until the meat becomes super tender and practically falls off the bone. So, so good!
17. Spicy Lamb Meatballs in a Chickpea Stew
Try this Spicy Lamb Meatball in a Chickpea Stew recipe, which is a yummy and healthy meal. It’s amazing for any midweek cravings!
And hey, there are a few tips you should know to make the meatballs juicy. Give this recipe a try and discover all the secrets!
18. Libyan Borlotti Bean Stew
This Libyan Borlotti Bean stew is seriously super-rich and amazingly savory.
It’s unbelievable how this hearty, one-pot magic is created with just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort.
Once you give it a try, it’ll become a regular in your meal rotation!
19. Guvec – Turkish Lamb Stew
Turkish Lamb Stew, or Kuzu Guvec, is a classic and comforting dish that only needs a few ingredients.
With diced lamb and veggies, it’s the easiest one-pot stew that’ll satisfy the whole family. Perfect for a cozy weeknight dinner!
You can cook it either on the stovetop or in the oven. Both methods are included in this recipe and equally as delicious!
20. Curry Lamb Chickpeas Stew
This Curry Lamb Chickpeas Stew is warm, slightly spicy, and loaded with veggies and tender lamb. It’s actually comfort food at its best!
Once the stew is ready, the meat gets so tender, that you’ll have a hard time transferring it from the pot to the serving bowl.
It’s just perfect for those rainy days!
21. Romanian Lamb Stew
Romanian Lamb Stew, or tocanita de miel is absolutely delicious. It’s like a flavor explosion, with incredibly tender lamb pieces swimming in an aromatic sauce!
You’ll love this winner dinner so much, that you’ll be making it over and over again!
22. Spanish Lamb Stew
Spanish Lamb Stew is a deliciously light and refreshing stew, that is perfect for spring and summer vibes.
Oh, and make sure to add the secret ingredient, some top-notch paprika, for the best results!
It’s pretty awesome on its own, but adding some crusty bread on the side will take your favorite to the next level!
23. Khashlama (Armenian Lamb Stew)
Khashlama is a classic Armenian veggie and lamb stew.
It’s made with simple ingredients, and guess what? It’s delicious, satisfying, and surprisingly easy to whip up!
Just follow a few tips and tricks to make the most delicious Khashlama ever!
24. Basque Lamb Stew
Do you know anything about Basque cooking? if not, then this Basque Lamb Stew recipe is worth a try!
It features delicious lamb stew with marinated, slow-cooked lamb shoulder, garlic, rosemary, onion, paprika, roasted bell peppers, tomato, parsley, red wine, and chicken stock. Super yum!
25. Slow Cooker Peruvian Lamb Stew
This Slow Cooker Peruvian Lamb Stew aka Seco de Cordero is like magic!
Juicy lamb is slow-cooked to perfection with authentic Peruvian ingredients, that you can easily find. And guess what? It only takes 30 minutes of prep time! Just sit back and let your slow cooker do all the work.
This recipe has also got you covered with stovetop and Instant Pot instructions for your convenience. So, take your pick and get cooking!
26. West African Lamb Stew
This West African Lamb Stew is bursting with flavor and is an amazing dish to spice up your dinner table this fall season!
There’s just the right amount of heat and spice to warm your belly and bring you that cozy comfort. Plus, feel free to add any seasonal veggies you like, and make it your own!
27. South African Lamb Bredie
A Lamb Bredie is like a lamb stew, but with a South African twist. Instead of using heaps of stock, this dish relies on veggie juices to create the yummy liquid.
Just grab some crusty bread to soak up all those delicious juices. Once you try this version of stew, you’ll be totally hooked!
28. Instant Pot Lamb Bhuna (Bhuna Gosht)
Instant Pot Lamb Bhuna or Bhuna Gosht is a super delicious dish. Tender pieces of lamb, cooked in a flavorful spicy onion tomato gravy, coats every single bite of juicy meat.
And hey, this version is a simplified twist on the popular dish. It uses just a few ingredients without skimping on its fabulous taste. So why wait? Give this classic a try tonight!
29. Lebanese Lamb and Eggplant Stew
Check out this amazing Lebanese Lamb and eggplant stew that combines two classic ingredients into a mouthwatering combo. Trust us, it’s truly delicious!
And with warm spices like nutmeg and cinnamon, this savory lamb stew becomes something seriously amazing that we bet you haven’t tried it before!
30. Emirati Lamb White Bean Stew
You have to try this Emirati Lamb White Bean Stew, as this gravy is incredibly delicious!
This stew has some seriously unique flavors. Bazaar, and zaatar, make it stand out and taste amazing! And let’s not forget about the final touch of butter and garlic that take this stew to a whole new level!
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