Lamb Stew with Pearl Onions and Mushrooms Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Stew


Lamb Stew With Pearl Onions And Mushrooms Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 6 – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 16 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 large or 2 medium white onions, chopped
  • 3 pounds lamb shoulder or boneless leg of lamb, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2½ cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 pinches dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced ½ inch thick
  • 16 small fresh white pearl onions, peeled, or frozen, thawed
  • 8 ounces white mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flatleaf parsley


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker, heat the oil over medium-high heat until very hot
  2. Add the white onion(s) and cook, stirring a few times, until soft, about 3 minutes
  3. Remove to a plate
  4. Brown the meat in batches in a single layer on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes per batch
  5. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the browned meat to a plate
  6. Return the meat and accumulated juices to the pot
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  8. Stir in the broth, tomato sauce, garlic, thyme, and bay leaf, add back the onions, and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot
  9. Add the celery, carrots, pearl onions, and mushrooms
  10. Stir to combine
  11. Close and lock the lid
  12. Set the burner heat to high
  13. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  14. Set a timer to cook for 16 minutes
  15. Remove the pot from the heat
  16. Open the cooker with the Natural Release method; let stand for 15 minutes
  17. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  18. Skim any fat from the top of the sauce
  19. Discard the garlic clove and bay leaf
  20. Taste for salt
  21. Serve immediately with rice or mashed potatoes, sprinkled with the parsley

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