Sunday, October 10, 2010

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  

Tzatziki
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

Method

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.


Source
Super Food Ideas - September 2006, Page 50
Recipe by Kim Meredit 

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