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Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie

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Recipe for Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie. A treat that can only be found in SA πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦

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Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie Puff Pastry

Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Bake Time: 35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hours
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 5 x 100g patties 1x
  • Category: Lunch Recipes
  • Cuisine: South African


A treat that can only be found in South Africa. This deliciousΒ cheeseburger pieΒ will be one the whole family will enjoy and love. It's made with lean ground beef, cheese, and a ready-made puff pastry crust.


Units Scale
  • 500g Minced Lamb
  • 1 Large Onion (grated)
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger (grated)
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Thyme (chopped)
  • 23 Fresh Red Chillies (diced)
  • 23 JalapeΓ±os (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chilli Flakes (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Hot Sauce (optional)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Sliced Pickles
  • Sliced Red Onion/ Grilled Onion
  • Cheese
  • Sauce (your choice)


Add all the spices, onion, and breadcrumbs to the meat and mix thoroughly.

Divide into 5 x 100g balls, shape into patties.

Refrigerate for about an hour.

Puff Pastry is store-bought.

Roll out the puff pastry onto a floured surface.

Cut in half (2 long rectangular pieces).

Spread one side with sauce, lay on the cheese, (uncooked) lamb patty, condiments, and garnishes on.

Cover with the piece of puff pastry and press with the sides of your hands to form a circular shape.

Seal the edges with water then place them on a baking sheet.

Brush with milk or a beaten egg and bake at 180C / 350F for 30-35 minutes until golden brown.



Prepared, tried and tested, and submitted by Rochelle Lazarus Govender from SA Tasty Recipes – Saffas Daily Recipes


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 457
  • Sugar: 8
  • Sodium: 502
  • Fat: 27
  • Saturated Fat: 11
  • Unsaturated Fat: 14
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 23
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 30
  • Cholesterol: 103

Keywords: cheeseburger pie with pickles, cheeseburger pie recipe with puff pastry

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You will see the magic happen before your own eyes, in your own kitchen when you prepare these Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pies as family and friends will keep coming back to this delicious and homemade cheeseburger pie.  You will have to be sure to make a double or triple quantity and keep them ready at all times.

Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie

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2 thoughts on “Puff Pastry Cheeseburger Minced Lamb Pie”

  1. I’ve never heard of this dish but it makes sense; I’ve never been to South Africa! What a fun recipe. I’m sure my family would love this dish!!

    • Thank you so much, Leah, I am originally from South Africa, so yes I have lots of SA members in my groups, and share their awesome recipes.

      I hope you will have a go at this one and when you tested and made this recipe, please will you be so kind as to visit the post and give it a rating and review please, and thank you. You can also share it on Instagram and mention @_EsmeSalon or tag #shareEScare


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