Lamb with Spiced Lentils

Lamb with Spiced Lentils

Lamb with Spiced Lentils

Serves 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


4 boneless lamb leg or lamb rump steaks
10ml/2tsp olive oil
1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
10ml/2tsp ground cumin or garam masala
1 x 400g can green or brown lentils, rinsed and drained
1 x 400g can cherry or chopped tomatoes
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped coriander


1. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan and cook the onions with the cumin or garam masala for 2-3 minutes, or until soft.

2. Add the lentils and tomatoes.  Season and simmer gently for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from the heat and stir through the herbs.

3. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick griddle pan, season the steaks, rub with the remaining oil and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side.

4. Arrange the lamb slices on top of the lentil mix, spoon any remaining meat juices from the pan over the lamb and serve.

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