Hearty Lamb & Rosemary Pie
Perfect for your Lamb Leftovers
5 - 6
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Is there anything more comforting than a big hearty meat pie? This one ticks all the boxes for me; incredibly tasty, loaded with veges and using one of the most delicious cuts of lamb, the shoulder. All bundled up in a puff pastry shell, it’s as equally good for amid-week feast or when you’re entertaining
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National Lamb Day,
800g Quality Mark lamb shoulder
1, finely chopped onion
2, chopped celery stalks
1 chopped red capsicum
2, diced kumara
4, chopped garlic cloves
3 tbsp, chopped fresh rosemary
2 cups beef stock
1/2 cup tomato paste
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tbsp lemon juice
2, chopped anchovies
2 cups, chopped spinach
3 tsp, mixed with 2 tbsp water cornflour
4-5 sheets puff pastry
1, beaten with 1 tbsp milk eggs
To Make Filling
To Slow Cook
To Assemble & Serve
Preheat the oven to 140°C conventional bake.
Cut the lamb shoulder into large 5-6cm chunks.
Heat a little oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. When hot, season the lamb with salt and pepper, then fry in 2-3 batches until browed all over. Transfer to a casserole dish.
Reduce the heat to medium, add the butter and a splash of oil along with the onion, celery, capsicum and kumara.
Cook, stirring, for about 10 minutes until everything is soft and starting to caramelise.
Add the garlic and rosemary and cook for another couple of minutes.
Add the stock, tomato paste, lemon juice and zest and anchovies (if using) and stir to combine. Pour over the lamb and mix gently to combine.
Cover the dish with a lid (or 2 layers of tinfoil) and bake in the oven for 3½ - 4 hours.
Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Stir through the spinach and cornflour mixture.
Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Stir through the spinach and cornflour mixture. Taste and season as required.
Increase the oven temperature to 200°C fan bake (220°C conventional).
Nutrition Information per Serving (304g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)