• 2 racks of the best lamb, trimmed

  • 1T of oil for searing lamb in a pan

  • 1tsp whole cumin seeds

  • Salt

  • Salad

  • 100mls extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 Spanish onions, finely sliced

  • 50mls red wine vinegar

  • 100g black olives, stoned and roughly chopped

  • 2 punnets of cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 bunch chives, cut into 2 cm lengths

  • 1 bunch green basil leaves (maybe less), roughly chopped


  • 1.

    Season lamb with cumin seeds and salt.

  • 2.

    Sear and colour in a hot pan.

  • 3.

    Transfer to an oven tray and roast in a moderately hot oven for 10 minutes or until just medium rare.

  • 4.

    Allow to rest for at least 10 minutes.

  • 5.

    Meanwhile, heat a small pot with the olive oil, and sauté the sliced Spanish onion until beginning to soften.

  • 6.

    Add the vinegar and olives and remove from the heat.

  • 7.

    Add the herbs, tomatoes and a little salt and stir gently to combine.

  • 8.

    When lamb has rested (ten minutes) carve into cutlets and arrange on a platter.

  • 9.

    To serve arrange half the salad over a platter, top with salad and then more salad.

  • 10.

    Serve warm but great at any temp.

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Posted by MarillaReport
looks delicious- eager to try
Posted by hoselaurieReport
so easy but the flavours are fantastic
Posted by Aiden2Report
Yum.. all the flavors really complemented each other well, and was really quick and easy to prepare :-)