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  • 500 g casserole lamb, diced
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 green capsicum, diced
  • 400 g can Wattie’s Chopped Tomatoes with Roasted Garlic and Onion
  • 290 g can Wattie’s Tomato Puree
  • 1 cup unsweetened thick yogurt
  • ¼ cup freshly torn mint leaves
  • 450 g bag Wattie’s Frozen Homestyle Mashed Potato
  • 1 tsp toasted cumin seeds or 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley or 1 Tbsp dried


1. Preheat the oven to 160ºC.

2. Place the lamb, oil, allspice, cumin and garlic in a re-sealable plastic bag or shallow dish. Toss to coat. Set aside for 15 minutes to marinate.

3. Heat a dash of oil in a lidded frying pan or flameproof casserole and brown the meat over a high heat. Add the capsicum and cook a further 2 minutes then add the Wattie’s Chopped Tomatoes with Roasted Garlic and Onion and tomato puree, stir and cover.

4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes until the lamb is tender. Stir in the yoghurt and serve with the Turkish mashed potatoes, garnished with the mint.

Turkish Mashed Potatoes

Microwave the Wattie’s Frozen Homestyle Mashed Potato according to the instructions on the packet. In a small pan cook the cumin seeds and garlic in a dash of oil until fragrant and the seeds are toasted. Stir into the hot mashed potato with parsley and serve.

Crockpot/Slowcooker Instructions:

Follow instructions for steps 2-3 and place in a slowcooker and cook on LOW for approx 8 hours (refer to your user manual). Serve as above.

Rate and Review

2 Ratings Turkish Lamb and Mashed Potatoes

Reviews (2)

Hannah's Review | Rating

I tried this and i think the yoghurt made the dish a bit bitter. :( So I think next time I will add sour cream instead

Lynne's Review | Rating

Have tried this and used it with variations, I love these flavours and they smell great when cooking too