• 600g lamb backstraps
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 sprig of rosemary, roughly chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 400g jap pumpkin, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 x 100g packets Wash n’ Toss Baby Spinach
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, lightly toasted

Dressing ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ¹/₃ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Author of this recipe

Tripod Farmers

Tripod Farmers

Grower / producer

A salad a day is part of our family tradition. There is something wonderful about sharing food together over the family table. Salad is a healthy and nutritious part of every meal in our house.... Read more

Take your tastebuds to the Middle East tonight with this mouth-watering tender lamb and pumpkin salad. This recipe uses fresh ingredients like pumpkin, spinach and feta, guaranteed to make you feel good. Combined with a sweet and juicy cut of lamb, this is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  

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  • Combine lamb with two tablespoons of olive oil, garlic, rosemary and season with pepper. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight if possible. 
  • Coat pumpkin slices in remaining oil. Cook on a preheated barbecue or grill plate until tender and slightly charred.
  • Season lamb with salt and barbecue for two minutes on each side or until done to your liking. Rest for five to ten minutes before slicing on the diagonal into 2cm thick slices.
  • Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl and season to taste.
  • Combine the Wash n’ Toss the Baby Spinach with half the dressing, pine nuts and warm pumpkin slices. Arrange on a large serving platter and with lamb on top, sprinkle with feta and drizzle with remaining dressing before serving warm.

Tips from the author

Tip: This salad also works well when served with Wash n’ Toss Wild Rocket.

For a Middle Eastern twist, sprinkle pumpkin with cumin before grilling and toss through some couscous before serving.

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