A delicious easy family meal - great for using up leftover uncooked chicken from your BBQ.
Spiced pumpkin, mince & tatties
Remember to defrost your meat. Defrost your meat in the fridge and use within 24 hours, or in a microwave on ‘defrost’ directly before use.This recipe works perfectly with frozen meat. Check what you have in your freezer and defrost meat thoroughly before cooking.
To make Lebanese 7 spice mixture, mix together 1 teaspoon of each of the ground black pepper, ground fenugreek, allspice, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon powder and ginger powder.
Melt the butter in a large pan on medium heat.
Chop the onion and pumpkin. Add them to the saucepan, and sweat the vegetables being careful not to let them brown.
Brown the mince over a high heat in a separate frying pan, breaking up the meat with a fork. Add the meat into the softened vegetables and mix well.
Add the spice mix, mix well, and let it cook for a few minutes. Add the lemon zest and mix again. Add just enough water to cover, salt and pepper to season, then simmer for 30-40 mins.
Five minutes before the end of cooking add the lemon juice and natural yogurt to freshen it up. Served with mashed tatties for a cross-cultural feel.
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