Sweet potato with spiced lamb

I just love sweet potatoes and with the addition of spiced lamb is a marriage made in heaven.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Sweet potato
  • 3 tsp. Olive oil
  • 2 Shallots, finely chopped
  • 500g Lamb mince
  • 2 x peppers, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. Ras el hanout spice mix
  • 1 tbsp. tomato purée
  • 2 x Tins of chopped tomatoes
  • Fresh mint leaves chopped and tzatziki to serve.

Method

    Preheat oven to 200ºC (180ºC fan) mark 6. Prick the sweet potatoes a few times with a fork and cook in oven for 1hr, or until the skin is crispy and the flesh is soft.
    Meanwhile make the topping. Heat the oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook for 5min, until softened. Stir in lamb mince and cook until browned all over. Add pepper, garlic, ras el hanout and tomato purée. Cook for 2min. Stir in tomatoes, 100ml water and plenty of seasoning. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 35 minutes.
    Halve the potato and pile on the hot lamb filling. Scatter over mint leaves, if using and serve with a dollop of tzatziki.

Published by Gina

Oxford Girl living in the North. Nearly a northerner as have lived in Kendal for over 25 years. Enjoys knife throwing, running, fell walking, snapping pics on my travels round the Lakes and being a domestic goddess. My Chocolate Brownies are legendary so I am told.

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