Lamb With Couscous Pilaf And Green Salad Recipe

This recipe features tender lamb cooked to perfection, served with a flavorful couscous pilaf and a refreshing green salad. The lamb is marinated in a blend of aromatic spices and then seared to create a delicious crust. The couscous pilaf is made with fragrant spices, vegetables, and fluffy couscous, creating a hearty and flavorful side dish. The green salad adds a fresh and crisp element to the meal, with a tangy dressing tying everything together. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a weeknight dinner.

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Ingredients for Lamb With Couscous Pilaf And Green Salad Recipe

  • 0.38 pound Lamb, Cut Into Slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Couscous
  • 1/4 Small Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • as required Mixed Greens
  • 1/4 Cucumber, Sliced
  • 1/4 cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • as per your need Tangy Dressing Of Your Choice

Directions: Lamb With Couscous Pilaf And Green Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine the lamb with a mixture of spices, garlic, and olive oil. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and sear the lamb on all sides until browned. Transfer to a preheated oven and roast until cooked to your desired doneness.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, prepare the couscous pilaf by sautéing onions, garlic, and spices in a pan. Add in the couscous and vegetable broth, cover, and let it cook until the couscous is tender and fluffy.
  • STEP 4.For the green salad, toss together mixed greens, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and any other desired vegetables. Drizzle with a tangy dressing of your choice.
  • STEP 5.Serve the roasted lamb slices on a bed of couscous pilaf, accompanied by the fresh green salad. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to let the lamb marinate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate the meat.
  • For a more tender lamb, let it rest for a few minutes after roasting before slicing.
  • Feel free to customize the green salad with your favorite vegetables and dressings.
  • To add extra flavor to the couscous pilaf, you can stir in some toasted nuts or dried fruits.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover lamb can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the lamb in the oven or on the stovetop until warmed through.
  • The couscous pilaf can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • The green salad is best enjoyed fresh, but any leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Nutrition
value
324
calories per serving
21 g Fat6 g Protein26 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    26g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    26g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    60mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    261mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    36mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    13mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    89mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    162mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp