Middle Eastern Lamb
Makes 4 cups
2 teaspoons oil
1 onion, sliced
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
400g lamb, trimmed of fat, diced
2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
1 tablespoon lemon rind, finely grated
1 cup salt reduced beef stock
400g no added salt, chopped tinned tomatoes
1 tablespoon honey
1⅓ cups cooked chickpeas (or 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed)
Heat oil in wok over medium heat. Add onion, cinnamon and cumin. Stir-fry approximately 3 minutes or until the onion is soft. Add lamb and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until brown. Add mint, lemon, rind, stock, tomatoes and honey to wok. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 40 minutes. Add chickpeas half way through cooking. Simmer until lamb is tender.
Nutrition information (per cup): kilojoules 1175, calories 281, protein 25.5g, fat 10.5g, saturated fat 3.5g, carbohydrate 18.5g, fibre 4.5g.
Suitable to freeze.
“The smells in the kitchen were amazing when I made this last night.”
– Russell, gastric bypass –
“Wow!!!! 12 out of 10 from my wife and myself. The aromatics and flavours from the blending of cinnamon, cumin and mint were just amazing.”
– David, gastric band –
This is just one of the recipes you will find in Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery, your ultimate tool for navigating the weight loss surgery journey. Find out more here.
Before you go, please grab one of our FREE Weight Loss Surgery Toolkits.
If you are new to weight loss surgery our Getting Started Toolkit is for you. Simply click here to sign up for your copy.
If you had weight loss surgery some time ago, or need help to get back on track, our Reboot toolkit may be just the thing. Click here and we will be sure to get a copy on the way to you.
FEATURED BLOG POSTS
We have combined fifty of our favourite weight loss surgery friendly recipes, with a focus on fresh food fast.
Cut the confusion and stop the supermarket stress with our Weight Loss Surgery Shopping Companion.
Portion sizes following weight loss surgery – internal cues or external rules? What is best for me?
6 thin wonton wrappers (I used Shanghai wonton skins) 6 eggs 30g Parmesan cheese, grated 1 rasher of bacon, diced 3 cherry tomatoes, sliced Cracked black pepper Pre heat oven to 180°C. Place wonton wrappers in silicone muffin trays or regular muffin trays lined with...
The perfect, prepare ahead side dish that is oh so good! I use these super sweet tomatoes as a delicious addition to salads, as a cracker topper with ricotta or cottage cheese or even stirred through some pasta. You don’t need to stress about exact cooking times or...
Makes 8 fritters 125g can corn kernels, drained 125g can chickpeas, drained and ‘smashed’ 1 small zucchini, grated ½ cup baby spinach, chopped 80g feta, crumbled 2-3 sprigs of dill, chopped finely 1 egg 1/3 cup besan (chickpea flour) Combine ingredients together. Add...