Warm Lamb Pumpkin and Pesto Salad

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a very quick and easy meal to put together, it is healthy, tastes great and also makes for a reasonably light meal. I always make more pumpkin as i like to make pumpkin soup the next day, although this time I did try a new recipe for the pumpkin which I really enjoyed I will be posting that one over the next few days. You will see from the photo I accidentally over cooked the lamb I got side tracked I much prefer my lamb quite pink in the middle.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place pumpkin pieces in a bowl drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cumin and stir to combine.
  2. Either cook pumpkin on stove top, covered, over a medium heat in a fry pan or roast in the oven until tender, about 30 Min's.
  3. Rub 2-4 teaspoons of pesto over lamb fillets and cook until browned in both sides and done as desired. Rest and slice into strips.
  4. Mix 1 tablespoon pesto with the drained grilled vegetables.
  5. Toss spinach in the lemon juice.
  6. To Serve: Divide spinach among plates top with pumpkin, sliced lamb and grilled vegetables and garnish with basil leaves.
Most Helpful

4 5

I adjusted this recipe to suit my family likes. Swap the mixed grilled vegetable for tomatoes and avocado. I also added a little fettuccine and extra pesto. We will be having this one again.