Summer lamb with carrot & fennel salad

Don’t save barbecues for the weekend. This light wrap makes an easy midweek dinner to eat outdoors

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 272
  • fat 19g
  • saturates 9g
  • carbs 4g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 21g
  • salt 0.17g


  • 450g lamb neck fillet
  • olive oil
  • juice 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp fennel seed, toasted and roughly crushed
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 4 pitta breads
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated


  1. Rub the lamb with a little oil and half the lime juice, then season with salt and pepper. Barbecue or cook in a hot griddle pan for 10-15 mins, turning occasionally. Remove from the heat, cover with foil and set aside to rest.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk the remaining lime juice and the fennel seeds together with some salt and pepper and a little olive oil in a large bowl. Add the carrot and red onion, then mix well.

  3. Warm the pitta breads on the barbecue or griddle pan, then make a slit in each to form a pocket. Slice the lamb and stuff into the pittas with the carrot salad and lettuce leaves.

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