Spiced lamb pie

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Active time 25 minutes
  • Total time 40 minutes
  • Servings 6 portions
  • 20 g olive oil, plus extra for greasing and brushing
  • 40 g Parmesan cheese, cut into pieces (3 cm)
  • 100 g natural yoghurt
  • 50 g feta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 150 g brown onion, cut into quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 500 g lamb mince
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 20 g tomato paste
  • 1-2 tsp Vegetable stock paste (see Tips)
  • 2 pinches ground black pepper
  • 6 sheets filo pastry
  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 60 g mixed baby salad leaves
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey


    1. Grease a round springform cake tin (26 cm) with oil and set aside. Place Parmesan into mixing bowl and grate 10 sec/speed 10.
    2. Add yoghurt, feta and egg and mix 4 sec/speed 5. Transfer into a bowl and set aside. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
    3. Place onion and garlic into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 6. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
    4. Add oil and sauté 2 min/120°C/speed 1. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 220°C. Place a baking tray (20 x 30 cm) into the oven to warm.
    5. Add mince, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, tomato paste, stock paste and pepper and cook 3 min/120°C//speed , without measuring cup.
    6. Brush a sheet of filo pastry with oil and use to line prepared springform tin, allowing pastry to overlap edge of the tin. Repeat with a second layer of filo pastry, positioning the corners so that a star shape is formed. Repeat with the 4 remaining layers of filo pastry. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over pastry.
    7. Scrape down sides and blades of mixing bowl with spatula to break up any lumps and cook for a further 4 min/120°C//speed , without measuring cup.
    8. Spread mince mixture into filo-lined tin and pour over reserved yoghurt cheese mixture. Quickly fold in any overhanging edges of pastry. Brush top of pastry with oil. Place tin onto heated baking tray in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes (220°C), until crisp and brown.
    9. Place salad leaves into a bowl. Add vinegar and honey and toss to combine. Serve pie with salad on the side (see Tips).

    Tips & Tricks

    • Simply search Cookidoo® for the Vegetable stock paste recipe.
    • This pie should be sliced and served immediately to ensure a crisp bottom when eaten.

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