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Mediterranean Vegetables with Lamb and Couscous

Packed with veg and warming flavours, this one-pot wonder with be a sure fire winner for the whole family.

Serves 4


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 250g lean lamb fillet, trimmed of any fat and thinly sliced
  • 140g shallots, halved
  • 2 large courgettes, cut into chunks
  • ½ tsp each ground cumin, paprika and ground coriander
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 orange pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 320g couscous




  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based frying pan. Cook the lamb and shallots over a high heat for 2-3 mins until golden. Add the courgettes and st7ir-fry for 3-4 mins until beginning to soften.
  2. Add the spices and toss well, then add the peppers and garlic. Reduce the heat and cook over a moderate heat for 4-5 mins until they start to soften.
  3. Pour in the stock and stir to coat. Add the tomatoes, season, then cover with a lid and simmer for 15 mins, stirring occasionally until the veg are tender.
  4. Pour the couscous into a bowl, adding any herbs and spices you fancy. Add 400ml of boiling water, cover and leave to soak for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir the coriander through the veg and serve with the couscous.
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