Greek Lamb Stew With Feta

Total Time
8hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 hrs

From Canadian Living... Easy one thanks to the amazing slow cooker!! Posted for ZWT #6!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim fat from lamb and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  2. In a shallow dutch oven, heat oil over med high heat, then brown lamb in batches and add to slow cooker.
  3. Drain fat from dutch oven, then add onions, garlic, rind, salt, allspice and cinnamon, frying over med heat, stirring occasionally until onions are softened (about 5 minutes).
  4. Sprinkle with flour - cook stirring, for 1 minute. Add beef stock & tomato paste, then bring to a boil and stir and scrape up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan. Pour into slow cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6 - 8 hours or on high for 4 - 5 hours, until the lamb is tender.
  6. Stir in artichokes, then cover and cook for 15 minutes to heat through. Serve sprinkled with feta and parsley!
Most Helpful

5 5

Really delicious, richly-flavoured stew. The warm spices just lend themselves to making one of the best gravies ever. Served over buttered orzo.

5 5

This was really good. The recipe makes a pretty thick stew. I needed a bit more volume, so added 4 more cups of beef broth and 1/4 cup cornstarch dissolved in water (to keep it thick). Flavor was amazing.

5 5

Sensational stew. You should smell my kitchen -- heavenly. I halved the recipe, but was a bit heavy-handed with the artichoke hearts. I have a 2-kilo jar of them, and guessed generously. I don't own a slow cooker, so put this in the oven for about four hours at just under 100-degrees Centigrade.