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Quick roast lamb with olive and caper crust

7
7
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
With a zesty mix of olives, capers, lemon rind and parsley this delicious roast is irresistibly mouth watering

Ingredients

Baby potato

300 g, halved

Green olives, drained

40 g, pitted

Baby capers, rinsed, drained

1 tbs

Fresh lemon rind

2 tsp

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

½ cup(s)

Olive oil

1 tbs

Lean beef rump steak

440 g, (2 x 250g mini roasts) fat trimmed

Eggplant

1 large, cut into 3cm pieces

Zucchini

2 medium, cut into 3cm pieces

Fennel bulb(s)

2 baby, quartered

Cherry tomato

250 g

Oil spray

2 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C fan-forced. Lightly spray a large baking dish with oil. Place potatoes in a microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons water. Cover and microwave on HIGH (100%) for 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place olives, capers, rind, parsley and oil in a food processor. Process until mixture forms a thick paste (add a little warm water if needed). Place lamb in prepared dish and spread top with paste mixture.
  3. Add potatoes, eggplant, zucchini and fennel to dish and lightly spray with oil. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until vegetables are tender and lamb is cooked to your liking. Add tomatoes for last 10 minutes of cooking. Thickly slice lamb and serve with roasted vegetables.