Lamb with Roasted Zucchini, Peppers, and Eggplant
What better way to consume bundles of healthy vegetables than with this amazing lamb recipe?
- 1/2 lb lamb shoulder, cut into thin strips
- 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
- 2 1/4 tsp salt, divided
- 1 1/4 tsp pepper, divided
- 4 Asian-style eggplants, sliced 1/2-inch thick
- 3 bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 6 oz packages mushrooms, cut in half
- 2 large zucchini, sliced 1/2-inch thick
- 1 red onion, sliced into crescents
- 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1 Tbs fresh oregano leaves, chopped
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- Oregano sprigs for garnish
- In medium bowl combine lamb, Worcestershire sauce, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- In pan sprayed with olive oil cooking spray, combine eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, onion, and garlic. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.
- Spray vegetables with olive oil spray. Roast in 375°F oven for 15 minutes.
- Add basil and oregano and use spatula to stir vegetables. Spray vegetables with olive oil spray. Roast additional 15 minutes.
- Stir vegetables and spray with olive oil spray. Roast additional 15 minutes.
- During last 8 minutes of roasting, push vegetables to the side and place meat on pan in single layer and cook to desired degree of doneness: 145°F for medium-rare, 160°F for medium, and 170°F for well.
- Remove from oven, set meat aside.
- Pour vegetables into bowl. Immediately pour on balsamic vinegar, and toss vegetables to coat.
- Serve roasted vegetables in shallow bowls and top with lamb strips. Garnish with oregano sprigs.
Calories from Fat 30 (15%)
(6%)Total Fat 4g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(65%)Dietary Fiber 16g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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