Lamb Stew with Root Vegetables

Lamb stew cooked very slowly with root vegetables. Beautiful, tender, and rich. Ingredients 2 1/2 lb boneless lamb 2 medium onions 4 turnips 4 carrots 4 potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 bay leaves bunch of fresh thyme 2 tbsp plain flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Method 1. Cut the lamb into 1 inch cubes. 2. Peel and chop the turnips, carrots and potatoes into small chunks. Peel and chop the onions. 3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and brown the meat. 4. Put all the vegetables plus the browned meat chunks and the salt and pepper into a Crock Pot. 5. Add 2 cups of water or stock if you have it and cook for 8-10 hours on low. 6. Mix the flour with 1/4 cup water to a paste, and turning up the heat add to the stew. Stir well until gravy thickens and stir in the parsley.