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Warming Winter Lamb Dishes

By Theo Weening, January 25, 2011  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Theo Weening
At this time of year on cold, winter evenings, most people are staying inside and those who are brave enough to venture out are wrapped up in winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves. Rather than ponder on whether you can feel your toes or how many days are left ‘til Spring, why not try a warm and hearty lamb stew to keep spirits high? The lamb you get year round from Whole Foods Market is raised to our strict quality standards:
  • No antibiotics — ever
  • No supplemental growth hormones
  • No animal byproducts in feed
  • Pasture raised
Try one of these lamb favorites: Lamb Stew with Lemons and Olives Lamb Chili Tuscan Lamb and Artichoke Stew Lamb Tagine with Dates Autumn Lamb Stew Got a favorite winter lamb dish? We’d love to hear about it.
Category: Food & Recipes, Meat




Kemphris says ...
what is the difference between this lamb (natural) and organic
01/25/2011 12:58:16 PM CST
Ray says ...
Are the lamb meats sold at WF 100% grassfed or are they pasture raise up to certain point? My WF sells New Zealand 100% grassfed Lamb meats, but they also sell local lamb cuts, like shoulder chops. Are these local lamb products 100% grassfed too?
01/25/2011 9:56:48 PM CST
Ann Sheehy says ...
Lamb Shawarma Scramble 1 pound ground lamb with 1 medium diced onion, salt and pepper. Remove solids to a bowl and discard fat. To cooked mixture, add 2 diced tomatoes (I use plum which I have removed the seeds and jelly.) Take a 16 ounce container of hummus and spread it in a deep pie dish. Top with lamb mixture. Serve with pita and onion. Addictive!!
01/27/2011 6:27:40 AM CST
Pesticide free says ...
Have heard that New Zealand (like the US) doesn't label GMO's in animal feed. Is this lamb GMO-feed free? TIA
10/02/2012 4:57:07 AM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@PESTICIDE FREE - Thanks for your question. If the lamb is labeled organic then it cannot contain GMOs (since USDA organic standards prohibit the intentional use of GMOs). Due to the prevalence of the GMOs in the commodity grain market, and the limited availability of verified non-GMO feed, we cannot require the use of only non- GMO feed for animal products (including meat, dairy and farmed fish) sold in our stores. We encourage shoppers who are looking to avoid products from animals fed GMOs to choose organic meat and dairy products.
10/03/2012 2:20:51 PM CDT