Come Dine With Me Australia

Try Helen's slow cooked lamb with pilaf and fatoush salad from COME DINE WITH ME AUSTRALIA Series 2.


  • Slow Cooked Lamb

  • Leg of lamb, cubed into 8 pieces

  • 500g feta cubed

  • 8 tomatoes cubed

  • Salt and pepper

  • Pinch of paprika

  • Pinch of oregano

  • Olive oil

  • Pilaf

  • 1 hand full of pine nuts

  • A pinch of Saffron

  • 1 hand full of raisins

  • 1 anise star

  • 2 cloves

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • A pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 cups of basmati rice

  • 4 cups water

  • Fatoush Salad

  • 3 cups lettuce

  • 1 red onion

  • 3 tomatoes

  • 1 bunch parsley

  • Small bunch purple basil and mint

  • Vegetable oil

  • Lemon

  • Salt and pepper

  • Lebanese bread (bought at supermarket)


  • Slow Cooked Lamb:

  • 1.

    Pre heat oven to 220 degrees

  • 2.

    Place lamb pieces in a bowl. Over the top of the lamb add oil, paprika, oregano, olive oil and salt and pepper. With you hands mix this through. Ensure all meat is well coated.

  • 3.

    Cover the bottom of baking tray with aluminium foil and then baking paper, ensuring there is enough of both to fold over the top of the meat.

  • 4.

    Put lamb into baking tray and over the top add the chopped tomatoes and then the fetta. Fold over the baking paper and then the foil covering the meat.

  • 5.

    Put in oven and bake for 4 hours. Serve with pilaf and fatoush salad.

  • Pilaf:

  • 1.

    Heat olive oil in pot then add saffron, star anise, cloves, cinnamon stick, cayenne pepper and sugar. Combine and cook for 1 minute.

  • 2.

    Add Basmati rice and then water. Cook rice on low heat until water is absorbed.

  • 3.

    Let cooked rice stand for 5 minutes. Add pine nuts and raisins and stir through.

  • Fatoush Salad:

  • 1.

    Mix all the vegetables and add oil, lemon and salt.

  • 2.

    Bake bread in oven for 10 minutes. Top vegetables with baked lebanese bread.

  • 3.


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Posted by Rosanna7Report
Oh yes Sally I Agree!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol