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Lamb Pie Italian Recipe

Lamb Pie - TheRecipe.Website
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Lamb Pie - TheRecipe.Website

Lamb Pie - Italian Recipe

Superb pie that is a family favourite
4.85 from 51 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Lamb, Pies/Tarts
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 1316kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 140°C
  • Season the chunks of lamb and dust with a little flour.
  • Heat a little oil in a large frying pan and brown the lamb in batches.
  • Put the lamb into a casserole dish.
  • Add another 1 tbsp of oil to the frying pan. Fry the onion until soften and add it to the casserole dish with the garlic and wine.
  • Set it on the hob and bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add the stock and herbs and cover the dish and put in the oven,
  • Cook for 2 hours, or until the lamb is tender.
  • Remove the lamb and set aside in a large pie dish.
  • Remove the thyme, bay leaves and garlic as these have now done their job.
  • Put the casserole over a high heat and simmer the juices, until glossy. Pour over the lamb; set aside to cool.
  • Stir in the peppers, olives and parsley.
  • Turn the oven up to 200°C.
  • Lightly flour a clean surface and roll out the pastry until about 5mm.
  • Brush the rim of the pie dish with beaten egg and cover with the pastry lid.
  • Remove any excess pastry from the dish and make a good seal.
  • Cut a small steam hole in the centre. 
  • Brush the top of the pie with beaten egg,
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until golden. depending on your oven.
  • Serve with fresh seasonal greens


Sodium: 1400mg | Sugar: 3g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 822mg | Cholesterol: 280mg | Calories: 1316kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 31g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Fat: 89g | Protein: 69g | Carbohydrates: 46g