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Delicious dinners that the children love!

Jan 12, 2016

It can be so difficult trying to think of new, healthy and yummy meals to cook.

So we thought we would share one of our delicious recipes that we know the children love!

 

MORROCAN LAMB WITH ROASTED VEGETABLE COUS COUS

 

  • 500g of mince lamb
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp of nutmeg
  • ½ to 1 tsp of cumin
  • ½ to 1 tsp of cumin
  • ½ to 1 tsp of ground coriander
  • ½ tsp of ground ginger
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • a small handful of apricots or dates
  • 1 tin of chopped tomato
  • 1 heap tsp of tomato paste
  • Pinch of black pepper

You can use either some Quorn or chopped fresh vegetables for the vegetarian option, preferably The vegetables. It’s a good way to use your vegetables productively.

 

METHOD

 

  • Dry fry the onions over a low to moderate heat. add small dash of water if needed.
  • Add the mince lamb and brown, the drain off the excess fat.
  • Add all of the above spice and cook of a few minutes for it to infuse.
  • Add the chopped tomato ‘s and tomato paste.
  • Cook gently with a lid on for approx. 40 min to one hr.
  • Add a little water if necessary.

ROASTED VEGETABLE COUS COUS

 

  • 500g of cous cous
  • Approx. 1 ½ litres of vegetable stock.
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 courgette
  • 1 aubergine
  • 1 tsp of mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp of rapeseed oil.

METHOD 

 

  • Dice all vegetables to same size
  • Mix the oil and herbs into the vegetables
  • Layer them thinly onto baking trays and roast on a moderate heat until tender.
  • Pour the hot stock over the cous cous and cover with cling film, allowing it to absorb the liquid.
  • Check it after 10 min and add more liquid if needed.
  • Mix the roasted vegetables with the cous cous and serve with the lamb

 

 

 

 

 

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