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Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole, feta and onion

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole

Published: February 6, 2018 at 5:27 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Get stuck into these paprika and cumin-spiced lamb tacos and serve with a zingy pea guacamole for a vibrant Friday night treat

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal759
fat41.5g
saturates18g
carbs45.6g
sugars11.7g
fibre6.7g
protein47.4g
salt2.4g
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Try these gently spiced lamb tacos, then check out our pork tacos, fish tacos, tacos al pastor, steak tacos and more tacos recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 (about 350g in total) lamb leg steaks
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tbsp groundnut oil
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • to serve hot sauce

PEA GUACAMOLE

  • 100g frozen peas, defrosted
  • ½ red onion, grated
  • a small handful coriander, chopped
  • a small handful mint, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ red chilli, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the leg steaks in a dish. Mix the spices and groundnut oil with some seasoning then rub all over the lamb. Leave to marinate while you prep the rest of the recipe.

  • STEP 2

    To make the guacamole, put the peas, onion, coriander, mint and lime juice in a food processor then pulse until combined. Add a good splash of water and pulse again. Stir in the chilli and some seasoning.

  • STEP 3

    Griddle the tortillas or warm over a gas flame and wrap in foil to keep warm.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a griddle to high then sear the lamb for 2-3 minutes each side. Rest for 3 minutes then slice. Spread some pea guacamole over each taco, add some lamb, feta and onion, then roll up. Serve with hot sauce.

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