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Lamb cutlets with lentil & feta salad

Lamb cutlets with lentil & feta salad

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Impressive looking, but simple to prepare, this lamb cutlet dish is perfect for a speedy mid-week supper party

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories716
  • fat43g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre7g
  • protein52g
  • salt3.38g
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Ingredients

  • 300g frozen pea
  • 2 x 410g/14oz cans green lentil, rinsed and drained

    Lentils

    len-til

    The lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) originates from Asia and North Africa and is one of our oldest…

  • 4 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 small bunch mint, roughly chopped

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 200g pack reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • 8 lamb cutlet
  • 1 tsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

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Method

  1. Cook peas in boiling water for 3-4 mins until just tender, then drain. Mix with the lentils, vinegar, sugar and mint, then crumble in the feta and season well.

  2. Heat a griddle pan, brush the cutlets with a little oil and season. Cook in the hot pan for 4 mins on each side until browned and the middle is pink. Divide the salad between four bowls, then top with a couple of cutlets per person.

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Comments (12)

jessers's picture
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This is so incredibly quick to make so gets 5 stars for that alone! Makes a perfect mid-week meal. I used sweetener instead of sugar & that worked fine. Very tasty!

Toni_w's picture
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So easy to put together, tasty with or without the mint

srussb's picture
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Made this for my hubby last night. He really enjoyed it but I wasn't as enamored. Was quick and easy and tasted fine but I wasn't blown away by it. Probably wouldn't make again.

joe_garbutt's picture
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Loved it! Thought it might have tasted plain but the white wine vinegar and sugar with the fresh mint and cheese tastes amazing mixed with the lentils/peas. Perfect accompaniment to the lamb. Definitely recommend.

mimi204's picture
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Delicious, suprisingly so. I also serve with lamb sausages and added a touch of tobasco and parsley.

al1son's picture

The dressing complemented both the lamb and lentils really well, the whole family ate this and i don't usually get away with lentils so well - but they took seconds on their plate after the initial one spoonful to try! Lentils great as a side salad as well.

beth-ann's picture

mmmm sounds yum - will try it and maybe serve a salsa verde on the side! cant wait

debdooblah's picture
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Wasn't sure I was going to like this, but it was lovely.

tatooinechick's picture
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oops - I forgot to rate it!

tatooinechick's picture
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This is by far our favourite dish just now! We usually have it with quinoa as well.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
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I didn't do the lamb but used the ingredients for the salad and mixed them into the couscous (only used a teaspoon of sugar though). It was delicious served with sausages.
Next time I might try mint sauce as Debbie did instead of the dressing ingredients. Definite hit.

thorold's picture
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Really tasty - I didn't have enough green lentils so use sweetcorn to make it up which worked okay. Also used mint sauce instead of fresh mint. Will definitely make this again.

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