Gomgush is a traditional brothy stew of Armenia. Fresh ingredients are very important and it is cooked it in an unwashed tonir (similar to a tandoor) that is kept in family. After many gomgush are made it will keep getting better and better!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
cook:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine basil, cilantro, parsley, and thyme in a bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons in a bowl and refrigerate. Place 1/2 of the herb mixture in the bottom of a large soup pot. Add 1/2 the tomatoes, 1/2 the bell peppers, and the potatoes in layers. Top with lamb and season with cumin, mint, salt, and black pepper. Add eggplant, carrots, remaining tomatoes, remaining bell peppers, and remaining herb mixture. Pour in beer.

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  • Cover the pot with a lid and cook over medium heat about 1 hour. Add onions and garlic. Season with salt if necessary and cook 2 hours more. Garnish with reserved 2 tablespoons herb mixture and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

481 calories; protein 27.4g 55% DV; carbohydrates 48.2g 16% DV; fat 19.6g 30% DV; cholesterol 80.7mg 27% DV; sodium 118.9mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition
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