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Capretto (Baby Goat) with Creamy Polenta



6 portion(s)


  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh rosemary


  • 2kg Baby Goat, pieces
  • Baby Chat Potatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 brown onion
  • 50 g olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable stock paste
  • 700 g water
  • 100 g white wine

Creamy Polenta

  • Milk and Reserved Stock
  • 350 g Fine polenta
  • 30 g Butter
  • 50 g parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6
    2h 10min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven 250C.  Insert oven tray/baking dish to heat up.


  2. Marinate goat in oil, salt, pepper and rosemary.  Set aside.


  3. Peel and quarter potatoes place into steaming basket.


  4. Once oven has reached temperature place meat onto hot tray to caramelise.  Turn after 10-15 mins and cook for further 10 mins.


  5. While your meat is in the oven, chop garlic and onion 5 sec/ speed5.  Add oil to saute 3 mins / 120C / speed 1.


  6. Add stock and water (approx. 1ltr mark).  Insert simmering basket.


  7. Place goat into Varoma dish and place onto lid.  Pour wine over meat. 


  8. Cook 30 mins / Varoma / speed 1.


  9. Remove steaming basket and place potatoes into Thermoserver to keep warm.


  10. Replace Varoma onto lid and cook for a further 60 mins / Varoma / speed 1.


  11. Place goat into Oval Thermoserver and drizzle with 1/3 stock strained through steaming basket.


    Reserve remaining stock into a jug.

  12. Polenta
  13. Grate parmesan 10 sec / speed 10 reserve.


  14. With scales up pour reserved stock into bowl and add milk to reach 1200g in total.  Heat 10 min / 100C / speed 2.



  15. Insert butterfly.


  16. Set time 10 min / 100C / speed 2 with blades turning pour polenta into bowl.

  17. Stir through cheese and butter and serve immediately.


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Substitute goat with lamb.


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