Lamb and Vegetable Soup

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Lamb and vegetable soup

With winter just around the corner, the desire for warming nourishing and nutrient rich food is increasing. This hearty and healthy lamb and veggie soup certainly hits the mark!

Ingredients – serves 6

  • 2 lamb shanks
  • 1 brown onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 sticks celery, roughly chopped
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  • 2 carrots, chopped (extra)
  • 3 sticks celery, chopped (extra)
  • 1 parsnip, chopped
  • 1 swede, chopped
  • 1/2 cup soup mix
  • 1/2 cup small pasta
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • Parsley


  1. Place lamb shanks, onion, celery, carrots and salt into a large stock pot, generously cover with water, and bring to the boil. Simmer for 2 hours.
  2. Drain stock from lamb and vegetables and set aside to cool. Set lamb shanks aside.
  3. Once stock has cooled, skim off any fat that sets on the top.
  4. In a large stock pot, sauté extra carrots and celery, parsnip, and swede in a small amount of oil.
  5. Add soup mix, pasta, chopped lamb meat, stock and tomato soup. Add extra water to get a consistency you like.
  6. Simmer for 30-45 minutes, or until soup mix and pasta are cooked.
  7. Add chopped parsley and salt to taste.
  8. Enjoy with fresh bread!