Lamb Quesadillas

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Temperature:
Gas Mark 7, 220ºC, 425ºF
Serves:
4 people
Cooking Time:
20 minutes
Ingredients:
  • 450g (1lb) Lean lamb mince
  • 5mlsp (1tsp) Ground coriander
  • 5mlsp (1tsp) Ground cumin
  • 50g (2oz) Baby spinach leaves
  • 2x15mlsp (2tbsp) Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 100g (4oz) Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 8 Flour tortillas
  • 1-2 Green apples, cored and diced
  • Handful of fresh mint, chopped
  • 15mlsp (1tbsp) Mild olive oil
  • 15mlsp (1tbsp) Lime or lemon juice
  • 2x 5 mlsp (2 tsp) Runny honey
Method:
Pre heat the oven. Heat a large non-stick frying pan and dry fry the lamb mince with the spices for 8-10 minutes. Once cooked remove from the heat and stir through the spinach and parsley.

Place 4 tortillas on a chopping board, cover with the cheese and then the lamb. Sandwich the remaining tortillas on top and transfer to lightly oiled baking sheets. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes until the tortillas are crispy and the filling is hot.

Meanwhile prepare the salsa:- mix together the chopped apple, mint, oil, citrus juice and honey.

Slice each quesadilla in half and serve immediately with the Apple and Mint Salsa.

Per portion: (299g)

Energy 2450kJ / 583cal
Fat 25g (of which saturates 11g)
Carbohydrate 61g (of which sugars 8g)
Salt 2g
Protein 33g
Serving Suggestions:
Accompany with a crisp green salad