Navarin Recipe

Navarin Recipe
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Navarin is a French stew, made of lamb and fresh vegetables. Learn how to make/prepare Navarin by following this easy recipe.
Navarin Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 70 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 3 to 4 lbs Lamb (shoulder, neck and breast)
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 3 cups Lamb Stock
  • 4 Tomatoes (ripe, peeled, seeded and chopped)
  • 5 Carrots (peeled)
  • 5 Turnips (peeled)
  • 12 Spring Onions
  • 1 lb Green Peas/Snow Peas
  • 2 Garlic Gloves (mashed)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/4 tsp Thyme
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Cooking Oil
How to make Navarin:
  • Cut the lamb into 2-inch pieces.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large saucepan. Brown a few pieces of lamb over medium heat, at a time. Sauté until brown on both sides.
  • Put all the pieces of lamb in the saucepan, add mashed garlic gloves, and cook for a minute, over high heat.
  • Remove half of the fat and toss the meat with flour, salt and pepper. Cook for two minutes, over high heat.
  • Heat the stock in a separate saucepan. Add to the meat and boil. Stir occasionally.
  • Now, add tomatoes, bay leaf and thyme. Boil and continue to simmer over medium to low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add carrots, onions and turnips. Again simmer for 30 minutes, over medium to low heat.
  • Cook peas in a saucepan for 5 minutes.
  • Add to the lamb five minutes before serving. Remove bay leaf and thyme.
  • Serve hot.