Greek Lamb with Tzatziki

Greek Lamb with Tzatziki

This is a lamb dish full of flavour with garlic, herbs and sneaky vegetables included. Finished off with tzatziki and serve with a Greek salad; what a dish!

CAL P/SERVE
291
kJ P/SERVE
1220
FAT P/SERVE
12.1g
CARBS P/SERVE
28.4g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
12.1g
SUGAR P/SERVE
12.5g
SODIUM P/SERVE
234g
FAT
%
3.7%
ENERGY RDI%
14%

This recipe is low sodium, low sugar, low saturated fat and good source of protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 250g lamb mince
  • 4 small mushrooms sliced
  • ½ red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • Sprinkle rosemary
  • Sprinkle oregano
  • 10g crumbled feta, good quality
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 wholemeal pita pockets

Tzatziki:

  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • ¼ cucumber, grated
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. In a non-stick fry pan heat your olive oil on medium heat. Stir fry your onion and capsicum until softened, about 5 minutes. Add lamb, turn up heat to brown.
  2. Once browned turn heat back down adding in the carrot, mushrooms, garlic, seasoning with salt and pepper and herbs. Add water if needed.
  3. Simmer for a 5-10 minutes until carrot has cooked then add your tomato, stirring, take off heat after a couple of minutes.
  4. Garnish with your crumbled feta.
  5. Serve with pita bread, drizzle Tzatziki over lamb and option to include a Greek salad.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:323g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1220 kJ 379 kJ
  291 Cal 91 Cal
Protein 12.1 g 3.7 g
Fat, total 12.1 g 3.7 g
- saturated 4 g 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 28.4 g 8.8 g
- sugars 12.5 g 3.9 g
Sodium 234 mg 72 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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