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Yorkshire Lamb – Mince – 500g

Enjoy the distinctive taste of North Yorkshire with our minced lamb.

Sourced exclusively from sheep reared on local Yorkshire Dales farms, our lamb is a testament to traditional husbandry and a commitment to quality.

Perfect for a range of dishes, from hearty shepherd’s pies to exotic koftas, this versatile minced lamb is rich in flavour and nutrition, it’s ideal for those who enjoy good, traditional food. Each pack of our minced lamb promises an authentic taste of North Yorkshire’s lush pastures, bringing the essence of our heritage to your table.

£9.50

Approximate Weight: 500g +/-
Shelf life: min 5 days
Delivery: choose date at checkout

Yorkshire Dales Minced Lamb

Origin and Quality:

  • Source: All our lamb is sourced from farms in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Native Breeds: In regions like North Yorkshire, native breeds are often prized for their specific flavour profiles and meat quality. These breeds are reared in local farms, often with a focus on traditional husbandry methods.

Nutritional Profile:

  • Rich in Nutrients: Minced lamb is a good source of high-quality protein, essential for muscle growth and repair. It’s also rich in vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B12, iron, and zinc.
  • Fat Content: Lamb generally has a higher fat content compared to some other meats like chicken. However, it’s important to note that the fat contributes to the rich taste and moist texture of the meat.

Culinary Uses:

  • Versatile Ingredient: Minced lamb is extremely versatile in cooking. It’s the foundation for many traditional and contemporary dishes.
  • Popular Dishes: Commonly used in shepherd’s pie, lamb burgers, meatballs, Middle Eastern koftas, and Indian keema.
  • Cooking Tips: Lamb pairs well with a variety of herbs and spices like rosemary, mint, garlic, and cumin, allowing for a wide range of flavour profiles in dishes.

Dietary Considerations:

  • Suitable for Various Diets: Apart from vegetarian and vegan diets, minced lamb fits well into many dietary preferences, including keto (due to its high fat content) and paleo diets.
  • Allergies and Intolerances: Generally well-tolerated, except for individuals with specific meat allergies or those following restricted diets.

Ethical and Environmental Aspects:

  • Sustainable Farming: Many lamb producers, especially in areas like North Yorkshire, focus on sustainable farming practices, contributing to both the quality of the meat and environmental stewardship.
  • Animal Welfare: Ethically raised lamb means the animals are given ample space to roam and graze, leading to better meat quality and ethical consumption choices.

Cooking with minced lamb

Minced lamb is a fantastically versatile ingredient, lending itself to a wide array of cooking methods and styles. Here are some of the most popular ways to cook minced lamb, each offering a unique taste and texture:

  • Pan-Frying or Sautéing: This method is quick and convenient, perfect for making lamb burgers, meatballs, or a savoury filling for pies and pastries. Sautéing minced lamb with onions, garlic, and herbs brings out its rich flavour.
  • Grilling or Barbecuing: Ideal for creating lamb burgers or koftas. Grilling imparts a smoky flavour to the meat, making it a favourite during the summer months or for outdoor cooking.
  • Roasting: Used for making dishes like shepherd’s pie where the minced lamb is first cooked and then topped with mashed potatoes before being baked in the oven. Roasting allows the flavours to meld beautifully.
  • Slow Cooking: Perfect for dishes where the lamb needs to be incredibly tender and infused with the flavours of spices and herbs, such as in stews or Moroccan-inspired tagines.
  • Braising: A method that involves lightly frying the lamb and then simmering it in a small amount of liquid. This is great for dishes like ragù, where the lamb is cooked slowly with tomatoes and wine.
  • Boiling: Often used in traditional recipes like Irish lamb stew, where the lamb is cooked slowly in broth with vegetables, resulting in a tender and tasty dish.
  • Steaming: While less common, steaming minced lamb in dishes like dumplings or steamed meatballs can yield a moist and tender texture.
  • Stir-Frying: A quick and high-heat method, ideal for Asian-inspired dishes. Minced lamb stir-fried with vegetables and sauces creates a quick meal.

SEE OUR GUIDE TO COOKING WITH MINCED LAMB

 


Nutritional Value of Minced Lamb

 

Nutrient Amount % Daily Value (DV)
Calories 282 kcal
Total Fat 23 g 35%
Saturated Fat 10 g 50%
Cholesterol 75 mg 25%
Protein 17 g 34%
Sodium 75 mg 3%
Iron 2 mg 11%
Zinc 4.5 mg 30%
Vitamin B12 2.6 μg 43%

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Yorkshire Dales Minced Lamb

Origin and Quality:

  • Source: All our lamb is sourced from farms in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Native Breeds: In regions like North Yorkshire, native breeds are often prized for their specific flavour profiles and meat quality. These breeds are reared in local farms, often with a focus on traditional husbandry methods.

Nutritional Profile:

  • Rich in Nutrients: Minced lamb is a good source of high-quality protein, essential for muscle growth and repair. It’s also rich in vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B12, iron, and zinc.
  • Fat Content: Lamb generally has a higher fat content compared to some other meats like chicken. However, it’s important to note that the fat contributes to the rich taste and moist texture of the meat.

Culinary Uses:

  • Versatile Ingredient: Minced lamb is extremely versatile in cooking. It’s the foundation for many traditional and contemporary dishes.
  • Popular Dishes: Commonly used in shepherd’s pie, lamb burgers, meatballs, Middle Eastern koftas, and Indian keema.
  • Cooking Tips: Lamb pairs well with a variety of herbs and spices like rosemary, mint, garlic, and cumin, allowing for a wide range of flavour profiles in dishes.

Dietary Considerations:

  • Suitable for Various Diets: Apart from vegetarian and vegan diets, minced lamb fits well into many dietary preferences, including keto (due to its high fat content) and paleo diets.
  • Allergies and Intolerances: Generally well-tolerated, except for individuals with specific meat allergies or those following restricted diets.

Ethical and Environmental Aspects:

  • Sustainable Farming: Many lamb producers, especially in areas like North Yorkshire, focus on sustainable farming practices, contributing to both the quality of the meat and environmental stewardship.
  • Animal Welfare: Ethically raised lamb means the animals are given ample space to roam and graze, leading to better meat quality and ethical consumption choices.

Cooking with minced lamb

Minced lamb is a fantastically versatile ingredient, lending itself to a wide array of cooking methods and styles. Here are some of the most popular ways to cook minced lamb, each offering a unique taste and texture:

  • Pan-Frying or Sautéing: This method is quick and convenient, perfect for making lamb burgers, meatballs, or a savoury filling for pies and pastries. Sautéing minced lamb with onions, garlic, and herbs brings out its rich flavour.
  • Grilling or Barbecuing: Ideal for creating lamb burgers or koftas. Grilling imparts a smoky flavour to the meat, making it a favourite during the summer months or for outdoor cooking.
  • Roasting: Used for making dishes like shepherd’s pie where the minced lamb is first cooked and then topped with mashed potatoes before being baked in the oven. Roasting allows the flavours to meld beautifully.
  • Slow Cooking: Perfect for dishes where the lamb needs to be incredibly tender and infused with the flavours of spices and herbs, such as in stews or Moroccan-inspired tagines.
  • Braising: A method that involves lightly frying the lamb and then simmering it in a small amount of liquid. This is great for dishes like ragù, where the lamb is cooked slowly with tomatoes and wine.
  • Boiling: Often used in traditional recipes like Irish lamb stew, where the lamb is cooked slowly in broth with vegetables, resulting in a tender and tasty dish.
  • Steaming: While less common, steaming minced lamb in dishes like dumplings or steamed meatballs can yield a moist and tender texture.
  • Stir-Frying: A quick and high-heat method, ideal for Asian-inspired dishes. Minced lamb stir-fried with vegetables and sauces creates a quick meal.

SEE OUR GUIDE TO COOKING WITH MINCED LAMB

 


Nutritional Value of Minced Lamb

 

Nutrient Amount % Daily Value (DV)
Calories 282 kcal
Total Fat 23 g 35%
Saturated Fat 10 g 50%
Cholesterol 75 mg 25%
Protein 17 g 34%
Sodium 75 mg 3%
Iron 2 mg 11%
Zinc 4.5 mg 30%
Vitamin B12 2.6 μg 43%

We prepare your order in our butchery on the day before delivery to ensure that everything reaches you in the best condition.

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We deliver on a next day service throughout the UK mainland (please see below for restrictions). Your order is shipped in an insulated box.

Our delivery service allows you to pick a delivery date in advance when you reach the checkout. Our delivery days are Tuesday to Friday.

We use a courier service. They will notify you on the morning of delivery with an estimated time for delivery.

Delivery is free on orders over £50. (under £50 = £12.95) Sorry This is due to the cost involved in our chilled packaging and courier cost.

 

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WE PROVIDE A TWO DAY SERVICE TO THE FOLLOWING AREAS. THIS IS NOT SUITABLE IN VERY HOT WEATHER These are:

Scottish Mainland – AB30, AB33-AB36, DD8, DD9, FK16

Scottish Highlands – AB37-AB38, AB42-AB45, AB53-AB56, IV21-IV24, IV26-IV28, IV40, IV52-IV54, KW1-KW14, PA36, PA40, PH30-PH33, PH34-PH41

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