Lamb with Roasted Zucchini, Peppers, and Eggplant

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 50 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 10 min.
Total: 2 hr.
What better way to consume bundles of healthy vegetables than with this amazing lamb recipe?


  • 1/2 lb lamb shoulder, cut into thin strips
  • 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 1/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 1 1/4 tsp pepper, divided
  • 4 Asian-style eggplants, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 3 bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 6 oz packages mushrooms, cut in half
  • 2 large zucchini, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 1 red onion, sliced into crescents
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh oregano leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Oregano sprigs for garnish


  • In medium bowl combine lamb, Worcestershire sauce, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • In pan sprayed with olive oil cooking spray, combine eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, onion, and garlic. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.
  • Spray vegetables with olive oil spray. Roast in 375°F oven for 15 minutes.
  • Add basil and oregano and use spatula to stir vegetables. Spray vegetables with olive oil spray. Roast additional 15 minutes.
  • Stir vegetables and spray with olive oil spray. Roast additional 15 minutes.
  • During last 8 minutes of roasting, push vegetables to the side and place meat on pan in single layer and cook to desired degree of doneness: 145°F for medium-rare, 160°F for medium, and 170°F for well.
  • Remove from oven, set meat aside.
  • Pour vegetables into bowl. Immediately pour on balsamic vinegar, and toss vegetables to coat.
  • Serve roasted vegetables in shallow bowls and top with lamb strips. Garnish with oregano sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 204
  Calories from Fat 30 (15%)
(6%) Total Fat 4g
(6%) Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(8%) Cholesterol 23mg
(40%) Sodium 951mg
(46%) Potassium 1625mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(65%) Dietary Fiber 16g
Sugars 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(31%) Protein 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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