St. Patrick's Day?

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  1. moideux

    moideux Full Member

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    Hi all, just wondering if any of you lovely ladies & gents have any nice recipes suitable for St. Patrick's Day? i.e. Irish and/or green, and of course SW friendly :D:D:D Marian x
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    Hi marian.. the recipe of the week on sw online is irish lamb and colcannon pie :) in celebration of st patrick's day. im going to cook it wednesday!!Serves: 4
    Prep time: 20 minutes
    Cook time: 2 hours
    Syns per serving:
    free on ee (*Add 6 Syns if not using lamb as a Healthy Extra)


    340g/12oz lamb, all visible fat removed
    1 carrot
    1 onion
    2 garlic cloves
    908g/2lb Desireé or Maris Piper potatoes
    198g/7oz cabbage
    4 spring onions
    1 tbsp freshly chopped rosemary
    2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
    1 tbsp stock made with Bovril
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
    2 eggs


    1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas 3. Prepare the ingredients: cut the lamb into bite-sized pieces; peel and dice the carrot; chop the onion; finely slice the garlic; finely shred the cabbage and slice the spring onions.
    2. Place the lamb, carrot, onion, garlic, rosemary, tomatoes and stock in a large casserole dish. Season well, bring to the boil, cover, transfer to the oven and cook for 1½ hours or until the meat is tender.
    3. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes for 12-15 minutes until just tender. Add the cabbage for the last 3-4 minutes. Drain, return to the pan and mash. Stir in the spring onions and eggs and season well.
    4. Increase the oven temperature to 220°C/425°F/Gas 7. Transfer the meat to an oven-proof dish, top with the potato and bake for 15-20 minutes until the top is lightly browned.
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