Welsh Lamb Casserole

Main courses

  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Lamb Casserole © David Burton

Lamb Casserole


1 kg/2.2 lb Welsh lamb

2 large leeks

2 large carrots

2 onions

37 ml/2 tablespoons of pearl barley

2.27 litres/4 pints of lamb stock

18 ml/1 tablespoon of thyme


  1. Fry off the lamb, onions and leeks in a little oil
  2. Add the carrots and lamb stock
  3. Bring to the boil and add thyme
  4. Simmer for approximately 1 hour
  5. Add the pearl barley and simmer for a further 20-30 minutes

Simple. It's a great traditional dish that will feed the whole family.