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Lancashire hotpot

Points® value
Total Time
2 hr 5 min
35 min
1 hr 30 min
It's perfect for a hearty family meal and you can dish it up with any of your favourite ZeroPoint green vegetables.


Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Lamb Neck Fillet, raw

450 g, trimmed of visible fat and cubed


2 medium, sliced

Celery, Raw

1 stick(s), chopped

Carrots, raw

4 medium, peeled and sliced


200 g, chopped

Plain White Flour

25 g

Chicken stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), 40ml stock

Worcestershire Sauce

2 teaspoon(s)

Bay leaf, dry

1 leaf/leaves

Potatoes, Raw

450 g, sliced very thinly into rounds (no need to peel)


  1. Heat a large, nonstick, lidded saucepan over a medium heat. Spray with the cooking spray and cook half the lamb for 5 minutes until browned all over. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon, then repeat with the remaining lamb. Set the lamb aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Add the onions to the pan, spray with more cooking spray, cover, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the celery, carrots and mushrooms and cook for another 2 minutes. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes, then pour in the stock and Worcestershire sauce. Add the bay leaf and lamb, then season.
  3. Transfer the lamb to a 23 x 28 cm ovenproof dish and arrange the potatoes on top, overlapping. Cover tightly with a lid or foil and cook in the oven for 1 hour. Remove the lid or foil, spray the top with the cooking spray, and cook for a further 20 minutes. Turn the oven to a high grill and brown the top for a final 10 minutes.


Make it part of your routine to plan ahead for fabulous slow-cooked dinners such as this.