Transform Dinner with Grilled Lamb and Aubergine

Last updated on May 29, 2024

A mouthwatering dish where juicy grilled lamb meets smoky aubergine, topped with a refreshing feta and mint salad for a flavor explosion.

Ready to transform your dinner table into a Mediterranean fiesta? This grilled lamb and aubergine with feta and mint salad is the ticket to flavor town! Juicy, smoky lamb paired with caramelized aubergine, topped with a zingy mint-feta combo? Oh yes. Trust me, this recipe has everything you need from step-by-step grilling tips to creating the perfect salad balance. Stay tuned, your taste buds will thank you.

Grilled Lamb and Aubergine with Feta and Mint Salad

grilled lamb and aubergine with feta and mint salad

This vibrant dish combines succulent grilled lamb with smoky aubergine slices, topped off with a refreshing and tangy feta and mint salad. Perfect for a summer evening or whenever you need a bit of Mediterranean sunshine in your life!

  • Cooking Method: Grilling
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Ingredients

  • 4 lamb chops
  • 2 medium aubergines, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp honey

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Brush lamb chops and aubergine slices with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill lamb chops for 3-4 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired doneness.
  4. Grill aubergine slices for about 3 minutes per side, until they are tender and have nice grill marks.
  5. In a bowl, combine crumbled feta, chopped mint, lemon juice, and honey. Mix well.
  6. Arrange grilled lamb chops and aubergine slices on a serving platter.
  7. Spoon the feta and mint salad over the top.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Suggestions

  • Alternative Ingredients: Swap lamb with chicken breast or portobello mushrooms for a different twist.
  • Garnishing Options: Sprinkle pomegranate seeds for a burst of color and flavor.
  • Cooking Tips: For extra juiciness, let the lamb rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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