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Lamb Crescents

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  Ground lamb 8 Ounce (225 Grams)
  Onion 1 Small, peeled and grated
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon (Of 1 Small Orange)
  Shelled blanched almonds 3 Ounce, chopped (75 Grams)
  Freshly chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Egg 1 , beaten (Size 5)
  Filo pastry sheets 8 Large
  Butter 2 Ounce, melted (50 Grams)

Preheat the oven to Gas 6, 400°F, 200°C.
Place the lamb and onion in a frying pan and fry gently until lamb is sealed.
Remove from heat, mix in orange rind, 2 oz/50 g chopped almonds and coriander.
Season to taste.
Bind together with egg, then allow to cool.
Cut filo pastry into 6 in/15 cm squares.
Brush one square with melted butter then place another square on top.
Shape 1 tbsp of filling to form a small sausage.
Place lengthways on to pastry square, 2 in/5 cm from one edge.
Brush the edges with melted butter, then roll up, completely encasing filling.
Bring the two ends round to form a crescent shape, place on a baking sheet.
Repeat until all filling and pastry squares have been used (about twelve crescents).
Brush the crescents with more melted butter and sprinkle remaining almonds over.
Cook for 10-15 mins, or until golden brown.
Garnish and serve, hot or cold.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2609 Calories from Fat 1377

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g241.5%

Saturated Fat 58.8 g293.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 499 mg166.3%

Sodium 1434.1 mg59.8%

Total Carbohydrates 211 g70.5%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.8%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 92 g184.4%

Vitamin A 54.9% Vitamin C 56.3%

Calcium 32.7% Iron 47.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lamb Crescents Recipe