Lamb menestra (boiled vegetable stew)

90 min
Type of dish: Main course, Meats, Vegetables
Temperature: Hot
Seasonal period: All year
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Jarrete de pierna de cordero congelado 1.25 kg
Onion 0.375 kg
Carrots 0.15 kg
Leek 0.5 ud
Garlic, bulb 0.5 ud
Red wine 0.025 l
Plain flour 0.04 kg
Table salt 1.5 g
Brown stock 1.0 l
Olive oil 0.05 l
Frozen mixed vegetables 1.625 kg
Onion 0.1 kg
Carrots 0.05 kg
Green leek 0.6 ud
Bones 0.3 kg
Red wine 0.05 l
Water 1.0 l

For the lamb:

  • Make a brown stock.
  • Chop the lamb into evenly sized chunks, season, flour and brown them.
  • Mix in in a bowl with the seasoning along with the vegetables cut into brunoise (onion, garlic, carrot and leek).
  • Add red wine, cover and allow it to sweat on a low heat.
  • Then, add the stock until the meat is completely covered.
  • Cook it until it is well done.
  • Add salt to taste and check if the thickness is as desired (add cornstarch if necessary). Save for later.

For the menestra:

  • Boil the menestra with salt or steam it.


  • Mix the lamb with the menestra and heat all together for some minutes in order to get the flavours mixed.


Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 19.49 g
Saturates 16.43 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 19.92 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 2.89 g
Cholesterol 185.05 mg
Calcium 396.76 mg
Iron 10.34 mg
Zinc 9.14 mg
Vitamin A 2039.06 ug
Vitamin C 111.12 g
Folic acid 410.1 ug
Salt (Sodium) 276.76 mg
Sugars 28.14 g
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