Moroccan Spiced Lamb Filo Pie Recipe
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Serves: 6
This quick Moroccan style lamb filo pie recipe makes an easy midweek meal. Using minced lamb, it’s tasty as well as easy on your food budget.
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 500 g minced lamb
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tin chickpeas, drained
  • 70 g dried apricots, chopped
  • 30 g sultanas
  • 150 ml water
  • 6 sheets of filo pastry
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes until softened. Stir in the garlic and spices and cook for a further 30 seconds.
  2. Add the lamb and cook until browned. Then, stir in the flour.
  3. Stir in the chickpeas, apricots, sultanas and salt and pepper. Add the water and cook for around 15 minutes until the liquid absorbs.
  4. Layer 3 sheets filo pastry as a base in an ovenproof dish, buttering each layer. Spoon in the lamb pie filling and layer 3 sheets of filo pastry on top, buttering them.
  5. Cook the lamb pie in a preheated oven at 180°C for around 10 minutes, until the pie is golden brown on top.
Recipe by Skint Dad at