Menu Plan for Winter I: Week 2, Day 2


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Braised Lamb with Red Peppers
Roasted Potatoes

Cooking time:  75 minutes for menu       Cooking schedule: see below for "menu" instructions

      Start the lamb then relax a bit. This is the opposite of Friday's dinner, all the work is early.  Save the tomato sauce for later in the week.

Braised Lamb with Red Peppers

Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes 
     The red peppers and orange carrots combine for a very vibrant dish - both in color and flavor. You could substitute pork.

Braised Lamb with Red Peppers Ingredients:


Roasted Potatoes 

Total time: 35 minutes
   Lovely golden brown and crisp, these potatoes are great with any meats any time.  They are easy to make and the herbes can be varied according to the rest of the meal. In summer we do them on the barbecue grill in an old metal pie plate for the same amount of time..

Roasted Potatoes Ingredients:


Cooking Schedule: 75 minutes for menu
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
heavy pot with lid, baking sheet, bowl

Slice onions, sauté
Cut lamb
Cut pepper, carrot into matchsticks
Peel garlic
Open, drain tomatoes, reserving juice, chop tomatoes
Remove onions, brown lamb
Return onions to pot, add remaining ingredients
Cover, turn heat to low, braise

Turn oven on, 400F (200C)
    30 minute break
Cut potatoes, toss with oil, herbs, put on baking sheet
Roast potatoes
Check the lamb
      15 minute break
Turn potatoes
Check the lamb
      15 minute break
Remove potatoes
Spoon meat, vegetables on to a platter, add potatoes

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