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Fragrant lamb with tzatziki

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
40 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Enjoy this lamb favourite with refreshing Greek-style tzatziki and fresh vegetables.

Ingredients

Lean lamb leg roast

900 g, (buy a small leg (1.3kg) of lamb on the bone)

Garlic

3 clove(s), crushed

Olive oil

2 tsp

Fresh thyme

1 tbs

Sea salt

½ tsp

Fresh mint

1 tbs, chopped or 1/2 tsp dried mint

Low-fat natural yoghurt

200 g

Lebanese cucumber

1 medium, grated, excess liquid squeezed out in a sieve

Fresh mint

1 tbs, shredded

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Instructions

  1. Remove bone from lamb and trim off all fat. Butterfly lamb to an even thickness. You should have 900g trimmed lamb. Combine garlic, oil, thyme, salt and mint in a small bowl. Rub all over lamb.
  2. Preheat a barbecue to high. Cook lamb in a covered barbecue for 15–20 minutes each side. Reduce heat to medium if necessary. Remove lamb from barbecue and stand, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes before slicing to serve.
  3. Meanwhile, combine yoghurt, cucumber, mint and garlic in a medium bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve lamb with tzatziki.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby potatoes, green beans and cherry tomato salad.