Spiced Lamb and Marrow Stew Spiced Lamb and Marrow Stew

Spiced Lamb and Marrow Stew

Our recipe duets have been designed for you to cook with a partner so that you can share the work (and the fun) with a friend. Our times are just a guide, so always make sure you keep your eye on what’s cooking as the speed at which you and your partner work has had to be estimated.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
1 hour 20 minutes

6 people


  • 675g/1½lb lean lamb shoulder
  • leg or neck fillet, cut into 2.5cm/1inch cubes
  • 1 onion
  • 900g/2lb marrow or squash
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2.5cm/1 inch piece fresh root ginger
  • 25g/1oz plain flour
  • 30ml/2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 x 400g can chick peas
  • 15ml/1tbsp tomato purée
  • 10ml/2tsp Tabasco or chilli sauce, optional
  • 1.4L/2½ pints good, hot lamb or vegetable stock
  • 225g/8oz green cabbage
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • Crusty bread, to serve