EASY SUMMERY LAMB BOWLS

EASY SUMMERY LAMB BOWLS

Good day to you my galley friends.  Following a recent guest from away visit, I have a very tasty meal for you.  Full of Greek-inspired flavours, super easy to throw together, it was the perfect hot summer time dish to offer our friends.

Couscous is handy to have on hand because all it needs is boiling water or broth, five minutes of wait time, some seasoning and fluff of a fork and it’s ready as a base for a light meal.

Fresh veggies tossed in a light vinaigrette with some sautéd ground lamb and a sprinkling of feta and dinner is ready.  I served it with some freshly made pita for those bread lovers.

Marinated Veggies

 

Fluffy Couscous

 

Juicy Seasoned Lamb

 

Dinner is Served

While you wait for my return here are another couple of my fave easy bowl meals for you to try…

BIBIMBAP (Korean Beef and Rice Bowls)

BUDDHA BOWLS with CREAMY CARROT GINGER DRESSING

…peace and love…

Easy Summery Lamb Bowls

So quick to put together. So full of Greek-inspired flavours. Very little cooking involved. Recipe can be doubled for 4 generous servings
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword couscous, Greek, lamb, veggies, summer, bowl
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 774kcal
Author www.seasaltgalleykat.com

Equipment

  • Small saucepan with lid
  • Mixing bowl
  • Saute pan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup couscous
  • 2/3 Cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp oil divided
  • 1 Cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 mini cucumber sliced
  • 1 bell pepper chopped into 1/2” pieces
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon pepper seasoning divided
  • 1/2 Tsp sugar
  • 1/2 Lb ground lamb
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Cup feta cheese

Instructions

for couscous

  • In saucepan bring veggie broth and 1 tbsp oil to boil
  • Remove from heat and immediately stir in couscous
  • Cover and set aside for five minutes

for veggies

  • Add chopped veggies to small mixing bowl and stir in 1/2 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning, 1 tbsp oil, sugar and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside.

for lamb

  • Heat saute pan and cook lamb until cooked through, breaking into small pieces.
  • Remove from heat and add remaining lemon pepper seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. You can at this point drain any juices from the lamb, but I left them in for greater flavour.

for serving

  • Fluff couscous with a fork and divide between tow bowls. Top with marinated veggies and lamb.
  • Drizzle with any remaining marinade and sprinkle with feta.
  • Add a side pita bread

Nutrition

Calories: 774kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 22g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 827mg | Potassium: 898mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2726IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 264mg | Iron: 4mg

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