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Lamb, Spinach and Feta Filo Pie

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Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

We think this pie makes the perfect weekend lunch with a side salad and a dollop of relish or chutney. It combines the flavour-packed spiced lamb with feta and spinach, all encased in buttery filo.

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Ingredients

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400g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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1 onion

chopped

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2 garlic cloves

crushed

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1/2 tsp paprika

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salt and pepper

to taste

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200g spinach

roughly chopped

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1 lemon zest

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150g feta

crumbled

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1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

grated

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8 sheets filo pastry

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2 Tbsp butter

melted

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1 Tbsp sesame seeds

Method

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1

Preheat the oven to 170°C and lightly grease a 22cm cake tin.

2

Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Add the mince and cook for 8-10 minutes or until it is lightly browned. Stir through the paprika, salt and pepper.

3

Stir through the spinach, cooking for a few minutes until it wilts. Remove the pan from the heat and allow it to cool for a minute.

4

Add the lemon zest, crumbled feta and parmesan and stir through the mince mixture.

5

Brush one filo sheet with a little butter and lay in the cake tin with the ends hanging over the edge. Repeat this step with the remaining filo pastry, rotating the pan so that each time, the pastry is in a slightly different place, overlapping with the previous sheet until the whole cake tin is lined.

6

Spoon in the filling and smooth the top. Fold in the overhanging pastry. Brush the remaining four sheets of pastry with butter. Scrunch each one up, and place on the top of the pie.

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Brush the top of the pie with any remaining butter and sprinkle over the sesame seeds.

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Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until the pie is hot and golden. Place a piece of tin foil over the top if it is browning too quickly.

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Serve with a side salad and a dollop of chutney or relish.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (283g)

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

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Energy

2355 kJ (563 kcal)

Protein

37.6g

Total Fat

37.1g

Saturated Fat

17.3g

Carbs

18.5g

Sugars

3.0g

Sodium

1164mg

Iron*

2.6mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)