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February 28, 2013


Seeing as it’s St Davids Day tomorrow I though I would do a healthy, low calorie recipe that will leave you really fill you up. It’s the Welsh classic, Cawl.

This recipe is just 330 calories per serving.

Welsh Cawl (serves 6)

1 tablespoon of butter
1 tablespoon of olive oil
2 large onions, sliced
450g of swede chopped into 1cm cubes
4 leeks chopped
4 large carrots chopped
500g Welsh lamb (any cut, but not diced)
450 g of potatoes chopped into 1cm cubes

450g smoked bacon
3 bay leaves
2 sprigs of thyme

Melt the butter in a large pan.
Add the vegetables, apart from the potatoes.
Pour over the olive oil and stir it in.
Brown the vegetables for 10 minutes.
Set the vegetables aside, using a slotted spoon to leave the butter and oil behind.
Brown the lamb on all sides.
Put the vegetables…

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