Piquant Heart Casserole Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Lamb hearts1 1⁄2 Pound
 Water4 Pint
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Allspice berries3
 Black peppercorns3
 Bay leaf1
 Cucumber1 Large
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Sugar2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped dill3 Tablespoon


Remove the gristle and tubes from the hearts.
Peel the onion and slice thinly.
Put the water, salt, allspice berries, peppercorns, bay leaf, hearts and onion in a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
Cover and simmer for 3 hours.
Meanwhile, peel the cucumber and halve lengthwise.
Remove the seeds with a spoon and cut the halves into finger-width slices.
Remove the hearts from the pan and cut into chunks.
Strain the cooking liquid and return 1 pint to the pan.
Bring back to the boil and add the cucumber.
Cover and cook gently for 15 minutes.
Stir in the heart chunks, Worcestershire sauce, sugar and lemon juice.
Dissolve the flour in 4 tablespoons of the hot liquid and add to the pan.
Simmer, stirring, until thickened, then cook gently for a further 5 minutes.
Sprinkle over the dill and serve with boiled rice.