[WATCH] Mediterranean minced lamb with green beans

Watch Michael Diacono make a stew of minced lamb with green beans served with boiled or mashed potatoes, inspired by one of his mother's recipes.

Watch Michael Diacono make a minced lamb stew with green beans

Mediterranean minced lamb with green beans

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500g minced lamb
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 glass red wine
  • 200g green beans, blanched for 3 mins
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • Handful parsley, chopped

Method

  1. Chop the onion, garlic and carrot and cook in olive oil until soft for approx. 3 mins.
  2. Add the minced lamb and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Allow to cook for approx 10 mins until the lamb is cooked through.
  4. Add the red wine and the green beans.
  5. Add the mixed spice and tinned tomatoes, cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 30 mins on a low heat.
  6. Top with chopped parsley and serve with boiled or mashed potatoes.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on TVM on 24 April, 2015. 

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