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Lamb Kleftiko

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Serves 4

Slow Cooked Greek Lamb Dish

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  • 400g Potato cut into wedges
  • 2 x 315g packs diced lamb
  • 2 Onions peeled and sliced
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp dreid oregano
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 28g Flat leaf parsley
  • 150ml Lamb stock
  • 3 Large tomatoes thickly sliced


    1. Preheat oven to 180C fan oven Line a baking tray with layers of kitchen foil Lay a sheet of baking parchment on top of the foil Place the potatoes in the dish with the lamb, onions, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, half the parsley and all of the stock - mix well
    2. Layer the tomatoes over the top, season with freshly ground pepper, then fold over the foil and parchment and secure by crimping the edges. Bake for 11/2 hours or until lamb and vegetables are tender and cooked.
    3. Cut open the parcel and sprinkle with the remaining parsley and serve.
    4. Add grilled halloumi cheese for a special Greek touch

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14th Aug, 2010
will try this as had it in zante a few years ago and couldnt find the recipe - cheers
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