Lamb steak with pesto

Lamb steaks grilled and served with pesto, tomato slices and grated mozzarella, a quick dish with Mediterranean flavor.


1 tomato (sliced)
1 T basil (red or green, your choice)
4 sli cheese (mozzarella cheese)
2 t sauce (pesto Genovese)
2 pce lamb (lamb leg steaks)


Grill, or pan fry, lamb steaks 4-6 minutes on one side and turn.

Cook for 2 minutes cooking on the second side and brush the top with pesto, and top with sliced tomato, mozzarella and a little basil.

Cook for 2 to 4 minutes more, until done to your taste. Just 2 minutes more for meat that is still pink inside.

Total time
25 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
2 servings


Serve with salad and fries or jacket potato.


Omit the tomato, brush pesto and a top with a slice of cheese. 

Substitute mozzarella with cheddar or Monterrey Jack.


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meat, main course, dinner
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