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Gloucestershire Squab Pie   HT   MC  English   90mins



Serves  4     Hot    Leftovers  Lamb  Fruit  Vegetables Main Course   Gluten Wheat free  Eggless   England  British  Europe



225g/8oz Swedes, peeled and diced

450g/1lb Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks

450g/1lb Onions, thinly sliced

2 Cooking Apples, peeled, cored and sliced

50g/2oz Butter

Salt and Black Pepper

450g/1lb Cooked (leftover) Lamb Slices

150ml/5fl.oz. Strong fresh Chicken or Lamb Stock




1. Place the Swede and Potato in a large pan of cold salted water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes until just tender.


2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6 and grease a deep ovenproof dish.


3. Blanch the onion and apple slices in boiling water for 5 minutes then drain well and set aside.


4. Drain the potatoes and swede then return to the pan and mash well, adding half the butter and plenty of black pepper.


5. Arrange alternate layers of the meat, apple and onions in the greased dish then gently pour the stock over the layers.


6. Spread the mashed potato and swede on the top, dot with the remaining butter and bake in the over for 50 minutes until golden. Serve immediately.




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