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Chef Ray – Lamb with Tomato, Watermelon and Feta Salad

Fresh and delicious this meal is packed full of flavour.

From: Bezzant, Niki; in Healthy Food Guide Meals for One & Two (2018) Healthy Life Media

Serves 2

  • 300g lamb leg steaks
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, plus 2 teaspoons plain or lemon infused olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups chopped watermelon, seeds removed
  • 1 telegraph cucumber, finely sliced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • cracked black pepper
  • fresh mint, to garnish
  1. In a shallow dish, place lamb steaks and rub over smoked paprika and 1 teaspoon of the oil. heat a heavy-based pan over high and cook steaks for 2-3 minutes eachs ide, or until cooked to your liking. Remove from heat and set aside to rest.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine lemon juice and the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil. Add watermelon, cucumber, tomatoes and avocado, tossing to coat. Add feta and mix gently.
  3. Slice lamb into narrow strips.
  4. To serve, divide salad between 2 plates. Arrange lamb on top, season with pepper and garnish with mint.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

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