Lamb steaks with tomato & courgette crush

Lamb steaks with tomato & courgette crush

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 8 mins - 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Don't make lack of time the excuse for not cooking a good dinner - this only takes 20 mins

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat24g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein34g
  • salt0.29g
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Ingredients

  • 2 courgettes
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful chopped parsley or corriander
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 2 lamb leg steaks
    Lamb

    Lamb

    laam

    A lamb is a sheep that is under one year old, and is known for its delicate flavour and tender…

Method

  1. Chop the courgettes into large chunks, then boil or steam until tender, about 5 mins. Tip into a colander and lightly press out as much liquid as possible using a potato masher or fork, then chop the courgettes into smaller pieces.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the garlic and tomatoes, then fry briefly until the tomatoes are just softening. Stir in the courgettes and heat through, then add the chopped parsley or coriander and stir through. Keep warm.

  3. Season the lamb steaks and grill for 3-4 mins each side. Serve with the tomato & courgette crush on the side.

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cjanew35
15th May, 2016
This was delicious! I pan fried the courgette instead of boling, but otherwise didn't change it. Would go with any type of meat I think.
nandavies
30th Sep, 2015
Delicious. Easy to make. We used courgettes and tomatoes from the garden and served with turkey breast instead of lamb. Will make this again.
nandavies
30th Sep, 2015
Delicious and easy to make. Used our own home grown courgettes and tomatoes and served with turkey breast.
susiemoosie
8th Aug, 2011
This was really tasty, quick and easy. I used a rather large courgette out of the garden and a mixture of home grown tomatoes, I also used rosemary instead of parsley or coriander. I think the courgette and tomato combination would be very nice with pasta as a light summer lunchtime dish.
susiemoosie
8th Aug, 2011
This was really tasty, quick and easy. I used a rather large courgette out of the garden and a mixture of home grown tomatoes, I also used rosemary instead of parsley or coriander. I think the courgette and tomato combination would be very nice with pasta as a light summer lunchtime dish.
bekiw81
2nd Nov, 2010
5.05
This was a really tasty dish, we cooked it as part of a birthday meal for my mum. It was enjoyed by all, including my Dad, who doesn't hold back with criticism. The steaks were really juicy, and it was relatively straight-forward to make.
rhianthomas1984
19th Aug, 2010
3.05
This was delicious. I think I undercooked the courgette as it didn’t mash very well but we enjoyed it all the same. May try it with chicken next time as a cheaper alternative.
adele6509
25th Jul, 2010
5.05
Very quick and easy. Good with the lamb barbequed. Add a bit of chilli to give it a kick!
schizopear
7th Jun, 2009
4.05
lovely quick meal for a weeknight. what more can i say?
frankouts
25th Jul, 2008
Succulently delicious! What a simple yet fantastic recipe. I love corgettes and they tasted wonderful and it was a quick recipe for when i needed a last minute recipe. cooked in minutes.

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