Lamb, Mushroom and Cranberry Pies
Classic Kiwi Lamb Pie with a Twist
These tasty pies combine the sweetness of cranberries with the earthy umami flavour of savory mushrooms. Add in delicious New Zealand lamb and flaky golden pastry and you're on to a winner!
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National Lamb Day,
400g Quality Mark lamb mince
100g button mushrooms
20g white flour
300ml beef stock
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tbsp fresh thyme
4 sheets puff pastry
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 bunch, chopped fresh coriander
To Make Pies
Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
Heat the oil in a frypan and add the onions, carrots, thyme and cumin; cook for 2 minutes.
Add the minced lamb and cook until browned; sprinkle with flour and stir to dissolve.
Add the cranberries, mushrooms and stock and cook for another 5 minutes.
Season to taste, then leave to cool.
Stir through coriander.
Cut medium-size circles of puff pastry using a cutter.
Brush the borders of one of the circles with egg, place 2 tbsp mince mixture on another circle and top it with the first circle, pressing the borders with a fork to seal.
Repeat with remaining pastry circles and mixture.Brush each pie with egg.
Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and cook for 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition Information per Serving (483g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)