Lamb and Barley Stew

Gourmet Garden are an organic certified, Australian company capturing the goodness, flavour and freshness of herbs in tubes which will keep in the fridge for weeks. A fabulous way to get your fresh herbs and not end up throwing half away because you didn’t use them quick enough. They retain the look, aroma and nutritional value of fresh herbs without the short shelf life.

They also have a fantastic website full of flavoursome recipes for every season and occasion, and we thought we would share some with you.

This Lamb and Barley stew with Garlic, Rosemary and Parsley, a delicious slow cooked stew made easy. Perfect for winter!

lamb barley stew

  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • 700g lamb, diced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp Gourmet Garden Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden Rosemary
  • 2 brown onions, sliced
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • ½ cup pearl barley
  • 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden Parsley

Step 1
Place plain flour and lamb in a snap-lock bag. Shake to coat. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook lamb, in batches, for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a 4.5 litre-capacity slow cooker.

Step 2
Add Gourmet Garden Chunky Garlic, Gourmet Garden Rosemary and onions to saucepan. Cook, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

Step 3
Add beef stock and water. Bring to the boil. Transfer mixture to slow cooker. Add carrots, celery stalks and pearl barley to slow cooker. Stir to combine.

Step 4
Cook, covered, on LOW for 5 hours or until lamb is tender. Add zucchini. Cook on LOW for a further 30 minutes. Stir in Gourmet Garden Parsley.

Serves 4

Gourmet Garden herbs and spices are available from Coles, Woolworths/Safeway, Bi-Lo and IGA in Australia. You can find them in your fresh produce section.

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