Great source of Iron

Marinated Lamb with Garlic

and Roasted Vegetables
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Marinated Lamb with Garlic

Marinated Lamb with Garlic - Lamb at its best: pink and paired with spring-fresh companions

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Health Score:
96 / 100
40 min.
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Nutritional values

One portion of the wonderfully fragrant lamb filet contains almost an entire day's requirement of zinc.

Looking for a suitable starter for the lamb dish? Why not try this carrot-apricot soup.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie458 cal.(22 %)
Protein49 g(50 %)
Fat15 g(13 %)
Carbohydrates28 g(19 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6 g(20 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.2 mg(27 %)
Vitamin B₁0.4 mg(40 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin19.7 mg(164 %)
Vitamin B₆0.7 mg(50 %)
Folate124 μg(41 %)
Pantothenic acid1.6 mg(27 %)
Biotin4 μg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁₂3 μg(100 %)
Vitamin C44 mg(46 %)
Potassium1,195 mg(30 %)
Calcium85 mg(9 %)
Magnesium100 mg(33 %)
Iron6 mg(40 %)
Iodine14 μg(7 %)
Zinc6.7 mg(84 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.8 g
Uric acid368 mg
Cholesterol132 mg
Development of this recipe:


1 garlic clove
5 Tbsps olive oil
1 ½ lbs Lamb fillet
2 lbs new potatoes
3 large Red onions (about 7 ounces)
2 Zucchini
7 ozs green Asparagus
2 sprigs parsley
2 sprigs Tarragon
1 bunch Chives
3 Tbsps Orange juice (or juice from 1/2 orange)
3 Tbsps Broth
1 Tbsp Pine nuts
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilOrange juiceChivesPine nutsparsleyTarragon

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small bowl, 1 Fork, 1 large Freezer bag, 1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Plate, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 1

Peel the garlic, chop finely and mix with the oil.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 2

Rinse lamb, pat dry and place in a large freezer bag. Add the garlic oil, seal the bag and let marinade in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 3

Meanwhile, scrub the potatoes thoroughly and cook in a pot of boiling salted water until just tender, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes, let cool slightly and cut in half lengthwise.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 4

Peel, halve and cut onions into thin slices.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 5

Rinse and dry zucchini and asparagus. Cut zucchini into slices. Trim woody ends of asparagus and cut the spears into thirds. 

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 6

Rinse herbs and shake dry. Pluck parsley and tarragon leaves and chop. Cut chives in small rings.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 7

Remove the meat from the marinade, discard garlic and reserve marinade. Season lamb with salt and pepper. Heat a large non-stick pan and cook the lambs on each side for about 3 minutes over high heat. Wrap in aluminum foil and let rest.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 8

Add 2 tablespoons of the marinade to the pan with the potatoes and asparagus and cook for about 5 minutes while stirring over medium heat. Add zucchini and onions and cook for 3 minutes.

Marinated Lamb with Garlic preparation step 9

Add orange juice and broth and cook another 5 minutes. Season well with salt and pepper. Stir in herbs and pine nuts. Cut the meat into slices and serve with the roasted vegetables.