Winter is approaching, a good reason to get together and warm up around a good navarin of mutton with turnips. This traditional mutton stew recipe, unconditional of our grandmothers, will appeal to the whole family. Even if its preparation time and cooking are long, you will be delighted to taste the tenderness of mutton accompanied by turnips deliciously marinated in the sauce. A delight for the taste buds!
INGREDIENTS: 4 PERS.
1 kg mutton
800 g turnips
1 clove of chopped garlic
50 g lard
30 g butter
flour 2 tbsp.
1 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 bunch garnisel, pepper
PREPARATION: Preparation 30 min Cooking 1 h 30 min
- In a casserole dish or sauté pan, brown the pieces of mutton with the lard. Brown each side of the meat then flour and let brown gently for a few minutes, stirring constantly. Then add the chopped garlic and heat. Then wet the meat with water until it is completely covered. Add the tomato sauce, the bouquet garni then salt and pepper to your liking. Cover and cook the mutton stew for 45 minutes over low heat.
- Meanwhile, peel the turnips with a paring knife and cut them into quarters. Do the same with the onions. In a frying pan with the butter, brown the pieces of turnips and onions.
- After 45 minutes of cooking the mutton stew, add the vegetables to the preparation then cook for another 45 minutes. Degrease, remove the bouquet garni then serve immediately in a dish, the mutton stew with turnips.