Stewed lamb with chickpeas

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Stewed lamb with chickpeas
This delicious stew is simple and budget friendly.

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1kg stewing lamb

2 onions, chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely sliced

4 tbsp tomato paste

2 x 400g tinned chickpeas, drained

1 small sweet potato, deseeded, peeled and cubed

400g tinned sweetcorn, drained

Boiling water (as needed)

Spring onions, sliced for garnish

Crusty bread to serve, optional

Heat the oil in a deep cooking pan and brown the lamb, stirring.

Add the onions and fry for another few minutes before tipping in the garlic.

Add the paste, some salt and pepper and stir to mix through.

Pour in the chickpeas and some boiling water halfway up the pan and bubble for 5 minutes.

Reduce the heat and leave to simmer for 30 minutes.

Add the sweet potato and the corn and simmer for a further 30 minutes.

Serve with crusty bread if you like.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
60 minutes

Main ingredients
Beans, Vegetables, Lamb, Oil

Recipe Type
Dinner, Budget, Family Dinners, Batch Cooking

Level of Difficulty

This recipe is great for freezing.

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