Braised Lamb with Cilantro & Lemon

1 ½ pounds lamb, cut into 1 inch pieces

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 cloves minced garlic

3/4 cup white wine

1½ teaspoon cumin

1 ½ teaspoon smoked hot Spanish paprika

1 ½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons lemon zest

1/4 cup minced cilantro

Fresh cooked pasta

In a heavy skillet heat olive oil and brown lamb over medium high heat for about 10 minutes and add garlic and cook another 5 minutes. Add wine, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered for another 15 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and zest and cilantro and cook another 10 minutes or until sauce is thick and the meat is done. Serve over pasta.


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