Rosemary and oregano combine to create a delicious and warm flavor in this filling lamb and chickpea stew.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

1 hr 10 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from lamb. Cut lamb into 1-inch cubes. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook half the lamb in 2 teaspoons of the oil over medium-high heat until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove lamb from pan. Add remaining oil to the pan. Add remaining lamb and the onion wedges. Cook until meat is browned, stirring occasionally. Drain off any fat. Return all the lamb to the pan.

  • Add water and broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Add garbanzo beans, green beans, dried oregano (if using), dried rosemary (if using) and pepper. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until lamb and green beans are tender.

  • Stir in spinach, tomatoes, tomato paste, fresh oregano (if using) and fresh rosemary (if using). Heat through. To serve, ladle stew into bowls.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
249 calories; protein 21.8g; carbohydrates 24.3g; dietary fiber 5.9g; sugars 7.5g; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 46.6mg; vitamin a iu 2505.4IU; vitamin c 19.8mg; folate 103mcg; calcium 75.5mg; iron 3.3mg; magnesium 66.3mg; potassium 649.8mg; sodium 393.2mg.

2 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat