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Hunger Games Stew with Dried Plums
In this recipe, we included dried plums which aside from the numerous health benefits, also produces a sense of fullness in the stomach therefore helping in weight loss.
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Ingredients

3 pounds lamb (shoulder or leg)
½  cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 cloves garlic, minced
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons kosher salt
½ teaspoon ground pepper
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, sliced
½ bunch cilantro, finely chopped
½ bunch parsley, finely chopped
6 cups beef stock
1 bay leaf
½ pound frozen yucca
2-3 carrots, medium sized
9 ounce container dried plums, pitted and chopped

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Step 1

To prepare marinade, in a deep dish, mix the vinegar, oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. ¼ cup vegetable oil, and some salt and black pepper.

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Step 2

Cut the meat into 2 inch cubes and add to marinade. Set aside at room temperature for one hour or refrigerated overnight.

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Step 3

Using a slotted spoon, remove lamb from marinade and brown the meat in a hot deep cast iron skillet. Remove from heat and set aside.

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Step 4

Add marinade to the same skillet scraping off the bottom. Then add red onion (reserving a few slices) and bell pepper. Sauté for 5 minutes.

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Step 5

Then add stock, cilantro, parsley, lamb and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Cover and lower to a simmer for one hour.

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Step 6

Add yucca and carrots. Continue simmering for 20 minutes. 

Tip: cut both items the size of steak fries.

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Step 7

Discard bay leaf. Then add dried plums and simmer for an additional 10 minutes.  

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Step 8

Serve with raw onion slices.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

Hunger Games Stew with Dried Plums

In this recipe, we included dried plums which aside from the numerous health benefits, also produces a sense of fullness in the stomach therefore helping in weight loss.

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