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New Recipe: Slow Cooked Lamb with Seasonal Greens

New Recipe: Slow Cooked Lamb with Seasonal Greens

There’s really nothing better than coming home from work of an evening to have dinner almost ready to serve. Our Slow Cooked Lamb with Seasonal Greens is the perfect crowd pleaser. 

You may have noticed Broth of Life included is a few of our recipes of late and trust us when we say it’s for good reason! Not only is broth a staple gut healing food but it also improves nutrient absorption allowing you to get the most nourishment from your meals as possible.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1.5kg – 2kg grass-fed lamb shoulder
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 handful of fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 cup filtered water
  • 1 teaspoon Broth of Life dehydrated beef broth
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Seasonal Greens

  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 2 zucchinis, cut into 5cm thick chips
  • 1 head of broccoli, roughly sliced
  • 20 Brussel sprouts, sliced
  • 2 baby fennel bulbs, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 60g rocket leaves
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds

Method

  1. On the base of a slow cooker, lay the garlic cloves and fresh rosemary.
  2. Place the lamb shoulder on top of the rosemary and garlic bed. Add water, dehydrated broth and season generously. Turn the slow cooker onto low for 8 hours.
  3. An hour before serving, preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  4. Add coconut oil to a large bowl and add zucchini, salt and chilli flakes. Toss to combine and transfer onto the baking tray, in a single layer. Roast for 15 minutes.
  5. Add fennel, broccoli and brussels to the bowl and toss to combine with the residual oil, salt and chilli flakes. At the 15-minute mark of the zucchini cooking, add the remaining vegetables and roast together for a further 15 minutes.
  6. When ready to serve, gently pull the lamb apart with two forks.
  7. To a serving bowl or platter combine the roasted vegetables with the rocket and diced avocado. Season well and scatter pomegranate seeds over the top of the warm salad. Serve alongside the lamb.

Recipe developed with the assistance of Min Benstead, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Recipe Creator for TNN. Learn more in Meet Min here.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography.

New Recipe: Bare Blends Bulletproof

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New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

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New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

New Recipe: Warming Cauliflower Porridge

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The Keto Diet – Book Review + a giveaway for you!

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