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Lamb Pie

gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,522
edited 4:07PM in EggHead Forum
I had some ground lamb, and wanted to make something different than lamburgers. Here's what I came up with. Took the ground lamb, and added gremolata (chopped garlic, parsley, and lemon zest) and pressed it into a pie plate. Onto the Egg, dome 350-ish, direct, raised. The pick is after the pattie had cooked to about 115, and I had poured off the rendered fat.

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While it was cooking, I mixed some leftover mashed taters with an onion/garlic confit. I spread that as a topping over the lamb.

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When that was a little browned, I topped it with grated parmesan, which browned up nicely.

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By this time, the internal temp of the lamb was up to 160, and I figured that although ground, it was most likely safe.

Cut it into pie wedges, and me and wife ate it all up.

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Overall, pretty good. I thought that the lemon flavor did not go really well with the very savory flavor of the garlic and onion from the confit. Next time I might try a bit of red wine in the lamb, and leave out the lemon. Also, the bottom was just a little burnt. Might leave a bit more of the juices and fat in the pan, and maybe go indirect.
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Comments

  • It looks good. The red wine sounds like a fine idea. I would have put your pie dish on top of a pizza stone.

    Faith
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  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,353
    Way nice! If was there I would have fought my way to the front of the line for leftovers! 8 - ),,,
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,522
    Or maybe if I were to use a real pie plate, pyrex or heavy aluminum. But I was just sort of throwing things together, and the I have a stack of the flimsy pans from pre-made shells.
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,522
    I'd have been happy to offer you some, but the leftovers amounted to like one big bite. Note to self, for company, make four.
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,400
    Great creativity!! Looks great!!
    Molly
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  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    That's very nice indeed! One of the things I like most about this forum is the creative ideas folks come up with, especially simple throw together "What have I got in the refridgerator" kind of stuff. Not to say you didn't put a lot of thought into this one, you obviously did! :woohoo:

    Capt Frank
    Homosassa, FL
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