Grilled lamb with hummus mash

Grilled lamb with hummus mash

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(4 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4

Forget potatoes, try this tasty mash made with chickpeas - you'll be hooked in no time

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal633
  • fat41g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre6g
  • protein44g
  • salt1.3g
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  • 8 lamb chops
  • 2 courgettes, thickly sliced



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

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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

  • 1 red onion, halved
  • 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 2 x 400g / 2 x 14oz cans chickpeas
  • 50g feta cheese
  • handful mint leaves, finely chopped



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


  1. Heat grill to high. Put the chops and sliced courgettes on a baking tray, then toss with 1 tbsp olive oil and season. Grill for 3-5 mins, then turn everything over and cook for 5 mins more or until the lamb is cooked through.

  2. Meanwhile, cut the onion into thin halfmoon slices and tip into a bowl with another tbsp olive oil and a good squeeze of lemon juice. Leave to marinate.

  3. Tip the chickpeas into a sieve. Pour over boiling water to warm them, then whizz with the remaining oil and half the feta. Add a few tbsps of water to loosen, then season to taste. Serve with the lamb, courgettes and onions, sprinkled with the mint and remaining feta.

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29th Nov, 2015
Super quick to prepare and really, really delicious and healthy too. I do recommend making the marinated onions first as the flavor gets better the longer they marinate. I think the Feta cheese makes this dish perfect and wouldn't substitute with anything else.
26th Feb, 2008
This is one of my favourite dinners! I always use lamb gigots though because normal chops just dont have enough meat on them.
7th Jan, 2008
Lovely... used mozzarella instead of feta, worked well, I mashed the chick peas which made it more palatable to my 10 yr old who "does not like those things" she ate em tonight!!
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