Italian Lamb Stew Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Lamb and Vegetable Stew (see recipe below)
  • Crudites with Warm Caesar Dressing
  • Rosemary Egg Noodles
  • Romano Beans Saute

Thyme is a universal herb used in so many cuisines. In this menu with Lamb and Vegetable Stew, Crudites with Warm Caesar Dressing, Rosemary Egg Noodles, and Romano Beans Saute, you take it in an Italian direction. Precut veggies and frozen beans are two handy products to keep in the pantry.

Lamb and Vegetable Stew


Crudites with Warm Caesar Dressing

Warm bottled Caesar dressing in a small bowl in the microwave on low power. Be careful not to boil dressing. Serve with cut-up veggies.

Rosemary Egg Noodles

Cook large egg noodles; toss with butter and minced rosemary. Use just a bit rosemary if using fresh -- a little goes a long way.

Romano Beans Saute

In a skillet, cook thawed Romano beans in olive oil until just cooked, about 6 minutes. Add chopped garlic and cook 1 minute more.