Looking for a winter warmer that the kids will love? This Keema Bake recipe with a tasty breadcrumb topping should hit the spot nicely!

Keema Bake with a Rustic Topping

Serves 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


450g//1lb prepared lamb keema

150ml/¼pint good, hot lamb or vegetable stock

675g/1½lb prepared root vegetable mash or any mash of your choice

30ml/2tbsp fresh or dried breadcrumbs

30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley or coriander


  1. Put the keema in a large non-stick pan with the stock and heat for 3-4 minutes until piping hot, breaking up the mixture with a wooden spoon. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4, 180°C, 350°F.
  2. Spoon the lamb into a large ovenproof baking dish or 4 small ovenproof dishes. Heat the mash and spoon over the keema. Sprinkle over the breadcrumbs.
  3. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes until the mash is golden. Garnish with the herbs and serve with a selection of seasonal vegetables.



If you prefer a crispier topping, leave in the oven for a further 10-15 minutes.

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