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1 cup McKenzie’s 12 Blend Soup Mix
1 tbs olive oil
1 kg lamb, trimmed
1 onion, finely diced
2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tsp paprika1 tsp cinnamon
1 litre chicken stock
1-2 sprigs thyme
300g pumpkin or sweet potato, peeled and diced
1 tbs pepper
Salt to taste
Flat leaf parsley and crusty bread, for serving


Prepare 12 Italian Blend Soup Mix according to on-pack preparation instructions

Heat half the oil in a large pot add onion, and garlic cooking until fragrant. Add to your slow cooker. Then add lamb in small batches, and cook until browned all over. Remove from pot and add to slow cooker. Once your last batch is browned in the pan, stir in spices and cook for a further minute until fragrant. Add to slow cooker and mix in with the other meat and onion mix.

Add 12 Blend Soup Mix, stock and pumpkin, cook on slow for 8 hours. Or high for 4 hours.

Serve with parsley on top and crusty bread.


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