This Australia Day, enjoy delicious mouth-watering lamb with these bite sized gourmet pies.


  • 400g lamb mince

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 1 carrot, diced

  • 80g dried cranberries

  • 100g mushrooms, sliced

  • 20g plain flour

  • 300ml beef stock

  • ½ tsp cumin

  • 1 tbsp thyme

  • 4 sheets puff pastry

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • Salt and pepper

  • ¼ bunch coriander, chopped


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Heat the oil in a fry pan and add the onions, carrots, thyme and cumin; cook for 2 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add the minced lamb and cook until browned; sprinkle with flour and stir to dissolve.

  • 4.

    Add the cranberries, mushrooms and stock and cook for another 5 minutes.

  • 5.

    Season to taste, then leave to cool.

  • 6.

    Stir through coriander.

  • 7.

    Cut medium-size circles of puff pastry using a cutter.

  • 8.

    Brush the borders of one of the circles with egg, place 2 tbs mince mixture on another circle and top it with the first circle, pressing the borders with a fork to seal.

  • 9.

    Repeat with remaining pastry circles and mixture.

  • 10.

    Brush each pie with egg.

  • 11.

    Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and cook for 15-20 minutes.

  • Tip:

  • 1.

    To make a triangle shape, cut the pastry into squares, add the filling and fold in half to form a triangle, pressing with a fork to seal tightly.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 1858kj
  • Fat Total 126g
  • Saturated Fat 35g
  • Protein 40g
  • Carbohydrate 144g
  • Sugar 19g
  • Sodium 1338mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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