Lamb salad with tzatziki recipe
The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Easy Lamb salad with tzatziki Recipe . Enjoy tasty Middle Eastern food and learn how to make wonderful Lamb salad with tzatziki, quick and healthy.
Cooking Time 5 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4)
1/2 cup couscous
100ml boiling water
olive oil cooking spray
400g lamb loin fillets, trimmed
1/2 cup chargrilled capsicum (in brine), thinly sliced
1 Lebanese cucumber, quartered lengthways, cut into chunks
1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
75g baby rocket
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/2 small Lebanese cucumber, grated
1/2 cup low-fat yoghurt
1/2 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon mint leaves, shredded
1/2 lemon, juiced
1. Make tzatziki: Using your hands, squeeze excess moisture from cucumber. Combine cucumber, yoghurt, garlic, mint and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until required.
2. Preheat oven to 200°C. Combine couscous and boiling water in a heatproof bowl. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes or until water is absorbed.
3. Meanwhile, preheat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Spray lamb with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook lamb for 2 minutes each side or until browned. Place on a tray and place in oven. Cook for 5 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking. Remove from oven. Cover with foil and set aside for 5 minutes to rest. Thickly slice.
4.Stir couscous with a fork to separate grains. Add capsicum, cucumber, onion, rocket and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Stir to combine. Spoon couscous onto plates. Top with lamb and a dollop of tzatziki. Serve.
Super Food Ideas - September 2006, Page 50
Recipe by Kim Meredit
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