Slow Cooker Lamb & Barley Broth

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    10hrs 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    188

Lamb, root vegetables and pearl barley combine in this tasty slow-cooked broth. Serve with plenty of warm, crusty bread.

recipe updated Apr 18, 2019

Ingredients

  • Butter icon
    Butter
    28g
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    15ml
  • Lamb leg icon
    Lamb leg
    113g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Leek icon
    Leek
    90g
  • Pearl barley icon
    Pearl barley
    43g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    389g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    0ml
  • Allspice icon
    Allspice
    1g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    as needed
  • Rosemary icon
    Rosemary
    about 3 sprigs

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside lamb leg: boned & diced
  2. Prep and set aside onion: chopped
  3. Prep and set aside leek: chopped
  4. Prep and set aside carrot: diced
  5. Prep and set aside allspice: ground
  6. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  7. Get a clean large saucepan
  8. Add butter
  9. Add sunflower oil
  10. Heat
  11. Add prepared lamb leg
  12. Add prepared onion
  13. Add prepared leek
  14. Fry until lightly browned
  15. Stir in pearl barley
  16. Stir in prepared carrot
  17. Stir in salt & pepper
  18. Add chicken stock
  19. Add prepared allspice
  20. Stir in prepared fresh parsley
  21. Add rosemary
  22. Add salt & pepper
  23. Boil while stirring occasionally
  24. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  25. Pour mixture into slow cooker bowl and cover
  26. Cook for 8h on low heat until tender
  27. Stir well
  28. Serve
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