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Lamb with Sundried Tomatoes and Vegetable Pasta

Four Person Lamb Pasta

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Lamb,

Easy,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Pasta,

National Lamb Day,

Ingredients

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8 Quality Mark lamb leg steaks

trimmed

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400g pasta shells

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freshly ground black pepper

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125g sun-dried tomatoes

drained and roughly chopped

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1/2 head broccoli

divided into small florets and lightly cooked

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100g bag baby spinach

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1/2 red onions

cut into thin wedges

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1/3 cup olive oil

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juice and grated zest of 1 lemon

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3 sprigs of lemon thyme

Method

To Make Pasta

1

Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta until just tender.

2

Drain, reserving ½ cup of the cooking water.

3

While the pasta is cooking, lightly brush the lamb fillets with olive oil and sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.

4

Heat a frying pan over a high heat.

5

Cook the lamb fillets quickly until seared on all sides.

6

Reduce the heat and cook a further 5 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

7

The fillets should be slightly pink on the inside.

8

Allow to rest for 5 minutes, then slice thinly on the diagonal.

9

Place the pasta in a large bowl and stir in the sundried tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, red onion and lamb slices.

10

Whisk together the olive oil, lemon and juice, thyme leaves and reserved pasta water.

11

Pour over the pasta and mix thoroughly.

12

Serve warm, garnished with small sprigs of lemon thyme.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (442g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2934 (700)kJ

Protein

54g

Total Fat

33.3g

Saturated Fat

7.1g

Carbs

43g

Sugars

8.1g

Sodium

791mg

Iron*

8.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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