Lamb, vegetable and barley soup

Allergen – contains gluten.
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Lamb, vegetable and barley soup in a bowl
g Best choice NF Nut free EF Egg free DF Dairy free Main meal
  1. Heat oil in a large pot, brown lamb shoulders, set aside.
  2. Sweat off onion and garlic, after 5 minutes add the carrot, potato, sweet potato, zucchini and herbs, cook for a further 10 minutes.
  3. Add the pearl barley to the. pot along with the stock, stir. Add the lamb shoulder and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3 – 3 ½ hours.
  4. Remove lamb shoulder from soup and allow to cool slightly, using gloves, remove all of the meat from the bones, discard the bones and chop the meat.
  5. Before putting the meat back into the soup skim the top for any impurities and discard.
  6. Return chopped up meat to the soup and season with black pepper.

This recipe was developed by chefs at Western District Health Service.

Written and reviewed by dietitians and nutritionists at Nutrition Australia, with support from the Victorian Government.

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