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Spiced lamb and pine nut lettuce bowls

Spiced lamb and pine nut lettuce bowls


Have fun piling spicy mince into these crunchy lettuce cups

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 45 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2313kj 559kcal
  • Fat
    High 64%
  • Saturates
    High 57%
  • Sugar
    Low 64%
  • Salt
    Med 64%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 8g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 250g lamb mince
  • 200ml lamb or beef stock
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • Handful of chopped fresh coriander or parsley, or 2 tsp dried
  • 2 gem lettuces, trimmed and leaves separated
  • 1 tbsp Co-op pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 spring onions, shredded
  • 100g Co-op Greek style natural yogurt, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion and soften for 5 minutes
  2. Stir through the cayenne and garlic, and cook for another minute or so
  3. Add the mince to the pan and brown well all over, breaking up with a wooden spoon. Stir in the stock and tomato puree, and leave to simmer for 30 minutes, removing the lid for the final 10 minutes of cooking
  4. Fold through the coriander or parsley
  5. Divide the mince between the lettuce leaf 'cups', top with some pine nuts and shredded spring onions, and serve with a little natural yogurt

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