Recipe

Lebanese lamb and potato bake

  • 1 hr 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Lebanese lamb and potato bake
  • 500 gram potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 small_piece (80g) brown onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 800 gram minced (ground) lamb
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup (50g) packaged breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (140g) onion marmalade
  • 2 tablespoon raisins
  • 2 tablespoon roasted pine nuts

Method

Lebanese lamb and potato bake
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced). Oil small baking dish, line base and sides with baking paper.
  • 2
    Peel and thinly slice potatoes. Combine potato, 1 tablespoon of the oil and coriander in dish, season. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, peel and finely chop onion. Peel and crush garlic. Combine onion, garlic, lamb, cinnamon, allspice, breadcrumbs and lightly beaten egg in medium bowl, season.
  • 4
    Spread lamb mixture over potato, drizzle with remaining oil. Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • 5
    Spread onion marmalade over lamb, sprinkle with raisins and nuts.

Notes

Onion marmalade, also called caramelised onion relish or onion jam, is available, in jars, from large supermarkets and delicatessens.

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