Grilled Lamb With Roasted Pepper, Eggplant And A Basil Pesto Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • 4 x 180 g, (6 -7oz) pcs of, (180 to 200) lamb backstrap
  • 2 x Baby finger eggplants, cut into quarters lengthwise
  • 1 x Red capsicum, roasted and skin removed, cut into strips
  • 1 x Yellow capsicum, roasted and skin remove, cut into strips
  • 1 lrg Potatoes, boiled and cut into (1 to 2) 1cm thick rounds, skin on
  • 4 piece baby corn
  • 1 x Courgette
  • 4 x Baby yellow squash
  • 8 x Spears of asparagus
  • 100 gm Baby spinach, (4oz)
  • 150 ml Extra virgin olive oil, (1/4 pint) Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. Basil pesto Extra virgin extra virgin olive oil Balsamic vinegar


  1. Clean the lamb of any sinew and fat. Bring to room temperature.
  2. Brush the eggplant and potato round with oil, season and cook them over the chargrill or possibly in a grill pan. Be sure to get the darkened grill marks. Grill till tender but not mushy. Put them to one side.
  3. Slice the courgette and grill the corn, asparagus and squash.
  4. Brush the lamb with extra virgin olive oil and season. Seal all sides in a warm pan and then roast in a warm oven for 5 min, or possibly till medium rare. Let rest for 5 min in a hot plate.
  5. To serve:Reheat the vegetables under the grill or possibly in the oven. Place one potato disc on each plate, top with capsicum strips and eggplan(alternate the colours). Quickly saute/fry spinach and place a little on each vegetable stack. Slice the lamb in half on an angle across the grain and stand on top of the vegetable pile. Top the meat with a tbsp of pesto. Put a few drops of balsamic vinegar into some extra virgin extra virgin olive oil and drizzle around the plate and serve.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 403g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 429  
Calories from Fat 311 72%
Total Fat 35.19g 44%
Saturated Fat 4.92g 20%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Potassium 1124mg 32%
Total Carbs 27.36g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.7g 19%
Sugars 6.88g 5%
Protein 6.15g 10%
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