Recipe: Simple Lamb Bake

This bake is extremely easy to prepare and you can actually substitute other ground meats like turkey or beef, for the lamb, if you prefer.

Lamb is a fatty, calorie-dense meat that’s often recommended for dogs who are slightly lean and need to gain a little weight. Lamb contains considerably more calories and fat than lean hamburger or ground turkey. The natural fat content is also great for the skin and coat.

Simple Lamb Bake

This bake for dogs is extremely easy to prepare and you can actually substitute other ground meats like turkey or beef, for the lamb, if you prefer.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ground raw lamb
  • 1 cup The Honest Kitchen Preference base mix dog food
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 3 cups cooked mashed sweet potato

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 370°F.
  2. Sauté the lamb in a large pan, stirring constantly until it is browned.
  3. Combine the Preference and water in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add the lamb to the bowl and stir again.
  5. Place the mixture in an oven-proof dish and gently spoon the mashed sweet potato on top so the lamb is completely covered with an even layer.
  6. Bake in a 370°F oven for about 40 minutes and cool completely before serving.

Recipe Notes

This recipe includes The Honest Kitchen Preference base mix dog food. Find out about it here: http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/dog-food/preference Lamb is a fatty, calorie-dense meat that’s often recommended for dogs who are slightly lean and need to gain a little weight. Lamb contains considerably more calories and fat than lean hamburger or ground turkey. The natural fat content is also great for the skin and coat. In addition to the higher fat in meat like lamb, the higher carbohydrates and calories found in sweet potatoes can also help an underweight dog to pack on some extra pounds, when fed long-term.


Meet the Author: Lucy Postins

Lucy Postins is founder of The Honest Kitchen as well as its Mother Hen and CEO. She is a companion animal nutritionist who started The Honest Kitchen in her kitchen in 2002. She is passionate about advanced nutrition and holistic health including complementary modalities such as herbalism and homeopathy. Considered an expert in her field, Lucy frequently writes articles for local and national media, conducts radio interviews and educational spots, and occasionally holds educational seminars for pet owners on the importance of good nutrition. She also recently authored Dog Obsessed, a guide to a happier, healthier life for the pup you love.

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