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Mutton Soup

No recipe image available.This 'mutton' soup actually uses lamb chops, which is much more popular in America than mutton. Feel free to substitute with mutton if you so desire.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 lamb chops
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups water
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 pound potatoes, peeled and diced
2 cups cabbage, shredded
1 onion, chopped
1 leek rib, sliced
12 pearl onions
1 1/2 cups celery, sliced
1 1/2 cups peas

Cooking Directions:

  1. Season lamb chops with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a saucepan and brown on both sides of lamb chops. Remove lamb and place in a Dutch oven. Pour off any fat and deglaze saucepan by adding water.
  2. Pour water over lamb in the Dutch oven and bring to a boil. Enclosed in cheesecloth bag, add chopped parsley, bay leaf, peppercorns, thyme, and rosemary to the boiling water. Lower the heat and simmer covered.
  3. Add diced potatoes, shredded cabbage, chopped onion, sliced leek rib, pearl onions, sliced celery. Simmer for 20 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender, then add peas. Add more water if needed. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Makes 8 servings.