Lamb Stew in 30 Minutes or Less (A quick recipe for two, using ground lamb)

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for lamb stew for two using ground lamb that can be made in 30 minutes or less.


  • 1/2 pound ground lamb
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 small potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups beef or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot or saucepan over medium heat. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the ground lamb to the pot and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned and cooked through.
  3. Stir in the diced carrot, potato, frozen peas, beef or vegetable broth, tomato paste, dried thyme, and dried rosemary. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. If the stew is too thick, add more broth or water to achieve your desired consistency.
  6. Once the stew is ready, ladle it into bowls and garnish with chopped fresh parsley. Serve hot, and enjoy!

This quick and delicious lamb stew is perfect for a cozy weeknight dinner for two. Enjoy the rich flavors of the ground lamb and the hearty vegetables in this comforting dish, all ready in 30 minutes or less!

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