Try this wonderful lamb keema recipe – it’s a great twist on traditional pastas dishes with healthy rocket and sweet caramelised red onions.

Keema Pasta with Rocket and Caramelised Red Onions

Serves 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes


450g//1lb prepared lamb keema

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

300g/10½oz pasta shapes

60ml/4tbsp prepared caramelised red onions (we used a ready prepared one)

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

100g/4oz fresh rocket leaves


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, 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.
  3. Add the cooked pasta, the caramelised red onions, the herbs and ¾ of the rocket leaves. Toss gently.
  4. Transfer to pasta bowls and garnish with the remaining rocket leaves and serve with a crisp salad.



If you prefer, use wholewheat pasta instead.

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