Herbed Lamb Steaks with Peppers and Passata


2 tbsp olive oil

3 essential Waitrose red peppers, sliced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

A pinch of chilli flakes

680g jar passata with chopped basil

8 mint leaves, finely chopped

4 essential Waitrose lamb leg steaks

3 basil leaves



1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large pan with a tightly fitting lid. Deseed and slice 3 essential Waitrose red peppers, then cook, covered, for 10 minutes, adding 2 garlic cloves, crushed, and a pinch of chilli flakes for the last 2 minutes.

2. Pour in ½ x 680g jar passata with chopped basil, season and simmer for 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, finely chop 8 mint leaves and mix with 1 tbsp olive oil. Rub this mixture over 4 essential Waitrose lamb leg steaks. Season and pan-fry for 4 minutes each side.

4. Tear 3 basil leaves and add to the peppers. Serve the lamb with the peppers and a salad or steamed green vegetables, if liked.


  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1112.944kJ
Fat 16.0g
Saturated Fat 4.7g
Carbohydrate 8.9g
Sugars 7.8g
Salt 0.2g

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This recipe was first published in Sun May 01 14:52:00 BST 2011.