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Savoury Lamb Baklava

Made with Pine Nuts, Currants and Filo Pastry

6

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

1 hrs

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Ingredients

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750g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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3 cloves garlic cloves

finely chopped

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1 tbsp fresh thyme

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1/2 cup pine nuts

lightly toasted

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1 cup currants

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1/2 tsp ground allspice

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375g filo pastry

16 sheets

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75g butter

melted

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2 potatoes

peeled and thinly sliced

Method

To Make Baklava

1

Brown the lamb and onion in a dash of oil in a frying pan.

2

Add the garlic and thyme and cook a further 1-2 minutes.

3

Add the tomatoes, nuts, currants and allspice and simmer, covered for 10 minutes.

4

Season with salt and pepper.

5

Brush 1 sheet of filo with butter and then top with a second.

6

Repeat with 6 more sheets and use to line the base and sides of a shallow slice tin (about 33cm x 23cm).

7

Arrange the potato slices on the base and spread in the cooled lamb filling, then top with a further 8 sheets of buttered filo.

8

Mark the top with a sharp knife.

9

Bake at 180°C for 35-40 minutes until the pastry is hot and golden.

10

Serve warm or cold with hummus and salad.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (364g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2941 (702)kJ

Protein

35.4g

Total Fat

39g

Saturated Fat

19.6g

Carbs

50.1g

Sugars

21.1g

Sodium

342mg

Iron*

5.6mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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