Lamb and mixed pea salad

Nothing beats smoky barbecued lamb, especially when it’s served with a fresh-tasting salad. Try this feel-good recipe for dinner this week.

4

15m

Note: + 5 mins resting time

15m

Ingredients

  • 120g Coles Bakery Stone Baked by Laurent Light Rye Sourdough Vienna*, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp finely grated ginger
  • 4 (about 430g) Coles Australian Lamb Leg Steaks
  • 300g green beans, ends trimmed
  • 300g snow peas, ends trimmed
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 60g chopped kale
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbs pine nuts, toasted

Method

STEP 1 

Preheat grill on high. Place bread on a baking tray and spray with olive oil spray. Cook under grill, turning occasionally, for 5 mins or until crisp. 

STEP 2

Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium. Combine 1 tbs olive oil with garlic and ginger in a shallow dish. Add lamb and toss to coat. Cook on the grill for 3 mins each side for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil and rest for 5 mins.

STEP 3 

Cook beans, snow peas and peas in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2 mins or until bright and just tender. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.

STEP 4

Combine bean mixture with bread and kale in a large bowl. Combine lemon juice and remaining oil in a jug. Season with pepper. Drizzle half the lemon juice mixture over the salad. Toss to combine. Arrange on a serving platter. Sprinkle with onion, chilli, if using, and pine nuts. Drizzle with remaining dressing. Thickly slice lamb and serve with the salad. 

SERVE WITH lemon wedges

Boost it: For a heart-healthy meal,  go for lean trimmed meat like we've done here. As well as lamb leg steak, beef fillet steak is a great lean option.

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