Italian Lamb Slow Cooker

Recipe developed by Alanna Marise

Preparation Time: 20 minutes, Cooking Time: 6 hours

This dish is set to focus around some key Italian flavours such as mushrooms, capers, thyme and red pepper (or capsicum as we call it here in New Zealand). I hope you enjoy this slow cooker meal as much as I did!


  • 500 g diced lamb steaks
  • 4 medium potatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 pumpkin, cubed
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 c mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 3 T tomato paste
  • 1 c beef stock
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 t capers
  • 2 t dried rosemary
  • 1 t garlic paste
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 t fresh thyme leaves


1  Place the lamb, potatoes, pumpkin, rosemary, bay leaves, beef stock, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and garlic paste in your slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper.


2 Set to low, or slow cook for 6 hours.

3 30 minutes before the slow cooker dish is set to finish add the red peppers, mushrooms, capers and leave to finish cooking.


4 15-20 minutes before slow cooker is set to finish prepare and cook your accompanied rich, pasta or mashed potato.


5  Serve with a sprinkle of fresh thyme leaves.


Have you tried this out? Be sure to tag me in any and all Instagram posts if you give this a go! (@lana_holla and #splatteredapron) I would love to see how yours turns out!

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