A colourful main course stew. Ideal for cold winter evenings.

Lamb and beetroot casserole
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:814
Ready in:2 hours 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:2 hours 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:21st January 2013

Best recipe review

Great for the beetroot season


I'm always wondering how to use up our beetroot glut. This is a fine idea.

Paul R Smith


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To garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a lidded casserole or Dutch oven
  2. Brown the lamb pieces all over
  3. Remove and reserve the meat, retaining as much of the oil as you can
  4. Add the onions, lower the heat a little and sauté until translucent, about 8 minutes.
  5. Put the meat back in the pot, add the tomato puree, beetroot, stock, caraway seeds, salt and pepper and mix well
  6. Cover and gently simmer for 1.5 hours.
  7. If the gravy is still very liquid then remove the lid and simmer for another 30 minutes

Serving suggestions

Serve with crusty bread, garnished with parsley and a dollop of yogurt

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