Delicious Easy Lamb

lamb chopsLamb Chops with Feta, Tomato, Asparagus

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

8-12 Lamb chops or cutlets
2 bunches asparagus, trimmed
2 tblsp olive oil
2 tblsp lemon juice
12 cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Method

1. Heat grill or BBQ. Place the chops and asparagus in 2 separate dishes and pour the olive oil and lemon juice over both.

2. Cook chops for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Whilst the chops are cooking, add the asparagus to the barbecue and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until golden and tender.

3. Scatter the cherry tomatoes and feta over the chops and asparagus.

Serving Suggestion:

Serve with extra wedges of lemon, new potatoes and green salad.

 

lamb saladLamb and green bean salad

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

600g of lamb steak
750g orange sweet potato (or potato), peeled and cut into 1.5cm pieces
150g green beans, trimmed
150g mixed lettuce leaves
1/2 green capsicum, seeded and sliced
2 celery sticks, sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
60g pinenuts, lightly toasted (optional)

Method

1. Steam the orange sweet potato until tender.
2. Heat the oil in a medium frying pan and add the steamed sweet potato. Cook until golden, then set aside.
3. Cook the green beans in a saucepan of boiling water until just tender and then plunge into cold water to cool and drain.
4. Pan-fry or barbecue the lamb steaks for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Place on a plate, cover loosely with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
5. Toss together the lettuce, capsicum, celery and green beans and place on serving plates.
6. Thinly slice the lamb steaks and place in a bowl with the sweet potato.
7. Drizzle with the oil and vinegar and season with black pepper. Place on the salad and scatter with the pinenuts.

Tip:

Cooks tip: To make the lamb steaks a little spicy, sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds before cooking.

Variation: Alternate cuts

You could also use lamb fillets or backstrap

For more delicious Beef & Lamb recipes, visit the www.themainmeal.com.au

 
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