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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Lamb Flatbreads with Veggies - Recipe

As a mum, I spend most of my time trying to find healthy and quick meals to cook that everyone will love. Not only that but with Scott working nights, I need to find something that he can re-heat if he's working a late shift and wants to eat separately from us. 



I'm a big advocate of getting a balanced diet, especially when it comes to dinner time. We might love a sweet treat, but as long as we have had something healthy and filling for tea, I'm happy with dessert!

Whilst I'm not fond of steaks and huge hunks of meat on a plate, I tend to use things such as lean mince or chicken in most of our meals. Using red meat is a fantastic way of getting key nutrients into your kids such as zinc, iron and B vitamins.

As a family, we absolutely love adding a bit of variety to our meals, so we decided to crack open a portion of lamb mince and create a Greek inspired dish. We love dishes like this as they take less than 45 minutes from prep to table and are also filling enough to last more than one meal! We have enough left for lunches tomorrow.


Lamb Flatbreads with Veggies

  • Lamb mince
  • Fresh folded flatbreads
  • Lamb stock pot
  • Mediterranean roasting vegetables (you could cut them yourself, we just buy a pack for ease!)
  • Mediterranean vegetable spices packet mix (again, you could mix herbs yourself)
  • Cous cous
  • Halloumi

  1. Pop the veggies in the oven according to instructions. We pop a sprinkle of the spices mix on them to give them a bit of heat.
  2. In one pan cook cous cous to instructions and leave to one side one cooked and fluffy.
  3. Whilst cous cous is cooking, add mince, stock, seasoning and the rest of the spice mix to a pan. We tend to use a wok as things cook more evenly in there.
  4. Once cooked, add the cous cous and mix thoroughly. There is normally enough fat and juices from the mixture to give the cous cous some flavour.
  5. In a small frying pan, heat some oil and fry slices of halloumi until both sides are golden.
  6. Heat up the flatbreads (again for ease we use the toaster.) and scoop portions of the cous cous and lamb mixture in them.
  7. Add the halloumi and the veggies to the side and serve!

This is a meal that we absolutely love as a family. As I mentioned, there is always more than enough to spread over a couple of meals and we will tend to add the leftovers into a bubble and squeak style bowl for us to have for dinner tomorrow. As a mum, I'm glad that Max is getting important nutrients and as a partner, I'm glad to know Scott is going to work alert and fed.





This post is an entry for the BritMums #HealthyRedMeat, sponsored by the Meat Advisory Panel.
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  1. So many of my favourite ingredients in this post! Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part

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