Cauliflower mash

  • 1½ lbs cauliflower
  • ½ cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3 oz. butter, melted
  • ½ leek, finely chopped
  • 5 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and ground black pepper

Minced lamb

  • 1¾ lbs ground lamb or ground pork
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp tamari soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp tabasco
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter, for frying..


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Clean and cut the cauliflower into smaller florets. You can also use frozen cauliflower. Cook in lightly salted water until soft. Drain thoroughly. Mash the cauliflower with a hand mixer or food processor.
  3. Mix in crème fraîche or sour cream, egg, butter, leek and half of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Fry the ground meat in butter. Add the sauces and the spices.
  5. Spread the meat out in an oven-proof dish and cover with the cauliflower mash. Top with the rest of the cheese and maybe some extra butter.
  6. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until it gets a nice golden color.
  7. Serve with leafy greens or as is.


Feel free to make a bigger batch at once. You can divide them in smaller portions, freeze and just grab a portion when you don’t have enough time to cook or you want to have a ready-made delicious lunchbox for work.