The warm, balsamic and aromatic flavor of oregano makes it the perfect addition to Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines.
This popular herb whose name means "mountain joy" is available throughout the year.
How to store Oregano:
To store fresh oregano, wrap in a damp paper towel and place in a plastic bag in the fridge.
1 clove crushed garlic
1 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1.5kg leg of lamb chopped
Plain flour (for dusting lamb)
425g can tomato puree
2/3 cup dry red wine
1 cup water
1 chicken stock cube
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons chopped oregano
Melt butter in saucepan, add garlic, onion, paprika and stir for three minutes.
Toss lamb in flour. Add lamb to pan, stir until lamb is brown.
Stir in wine, tomato puree, water, stock cube, bay leaf and bring to the boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 hours until cooked through.
Stir in oregano before serving.