Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)

It is very traditional to eat Lamb with peas at Easter in Italy. The secret to this dish is leaving the lamb to cook over a very low heat and the other ingredients will break down to form part of the sauce.

Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)It is very traditional to eat Lamb with peas at Easter in Italy. The secret to this dish is leaving the lamb to cook over a very low heat and the other ingredients will break down to form part of the sauce.

Summary

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  • CourseMain course
  • CuisineItalian
  • Yield1 serving 1 serving
  • Cooking Time1 hour, 30 minutesPT1H30M
  • Total Time1 hour, 30 minutesPT1H30M

Ingredients

Lamb Shoulder, Cut Into Chunks
200 Grams
Salt And Pepper
To Taste
Olive Oil
Drizzle
Whole Onion, Sliced
Carrot, Sliced
1
Celery Stalk, Chopped
1
Garlic , Sliced
2 Cloves
Anchovy Fillets
3
Thyme
4 Sprigs
Red Chilli, Sliced
1
White Wine
75 Millilitres
White Wine Vinegar
1 Drizzle
Frozen Peas
75 Grams
Potatoes, Skins Left On And
Quartered 100 Gram
Cherry Tomstoes,
Quartered 8

Steps

  1. Prepare your ingredients, dice your lamb, chop your vegetables and peel and chop your garlic ready to cook the dish.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  2. Heat a little oil in a pan gently sweat off the onions, celery and carrots till softened, but not coloured. This should take about 5 minutes.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  3. Once the vegetables are softened add the chilli, anchovies, garlic and thyme. Stir until the anchovies dissolve into the oil.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  4. Add the lamb and seal on all sides.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  5. When the lamb is completely sealed all over add the wine and allow to cook until the lamb has reduced by half.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  6. Once the wine has reduced add a drizzle of the white wine vinegar and stir in well.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  7. Add the potatoes, peas and chopped tomatoes and stir in together well.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  8. Reduce the heat to its lowest setting, cover with lid and leave to cook for about an hour.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  9. After an hour remove the lid add some chopped flat leaf parsley
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  10. Check seasoning and stir together well.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)
  11. Serve in a bowl.
    Agnello con piselli (Lamb stew with peas)