Lamb steaks with tomato & courgette crush

Don’t make lack of time the excuse for not cooking a good dinner – this only takes 20 mins

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 367
  • fat 24g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 34g
  • salt 0.29g


  • 2 courgettes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful chopped parsley or corriander
  • 2 lamb leg steaks


Try a quick stir-fry
Lamb & ginger stir-fry: Rub lamb steaks with Chinese five spice powder, grill as before. Finely slice courgettes, halve tomatoes & finely shred a small knob of ginger. Heat oil in a wok, add courgettes, tomatoes & ginger and stir-fry for about 3 mins until the courgette starts to soften. Add the garlic, fry for 1 min, then splash in 2 tbsp soy sauce. Slice the lamb steaks and add to the pan just before serving, along with their juices. Scatter with coriander & serve with rice or noodles.


  1. Chop the courgettes into large chunks, then boil or steam until tender, about 5 mins. Tip into a colander and lightly press out as much liquid as possible using a potato masher or fork, then chop the courgettes into smaller pieces.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the garlic and tomatoes, then fry briefly until the tomatoes are just softening. Stir in the courgettes and heat through, then add the chopped parsley or coriander and stir through. Keep warm.

  3. Season the lamb steaks and grill for 3-4 mins each side. Serve with the tomato & courgette crush on the side.

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