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Lamb and Macadamia Nut Salad



4 portion(s)


  • 500 gram Lamb Fillet or Back strap, cut into strips
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 100 gram red wine


  • 60 gram macadamia nuts
  • 50 gram parmesan cheese cubed
  • 1 Handful fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 60 gram red wine vinegar
  • 20 gram walnut or macadamia nut oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  • Baby Spinach Leaves
  • cucumber
  • cherry tomatoes
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Chop 2 Cloves of Garlic for 4-5 secs on speed 5

  2. Add red wine and combine for 5 secs on speed 2

  3. Place lamb, garlic and red wine in a bowl and refrigerate for 30 mins (can marinate overnight)

  4. Dressing
  5. Clean and dry bowl thoroughly

  6. Dry roast macadamia nuts on 100C for 8mins on Speed 1 Counter-clockwise operation

  7. Allow nuts to cool then Closed lid and press Turbo 3 - 4 times to achieve a rough textured result.  Set aside

  8. Chop cheese, garlic and basil for 10 secs on speed 8 and set aside.

  9. Drain marinade from lamb and pour the liquid into the TM bowl.     Cook on 100C for 5 mins or until marinade has reduced to approximately 3 tablespoons.  

  10. Add the milled cheese, garlic and basil, along with the red wine vinegar, macadamia oil and mustard to the marinade reduction and combine for 2 mins on speed 2. Set aside.

  11. Place lamb strips in TM bowl and stir fry on Varoma temp for 5mins, Counter-clockwise operation, Speed 1.5

  12. Add the dressing back into the TM bowl with the lamb and combine for 20 secs on Counter-clockwise operationGentle stir setting

  13. Salad
  14. Gently toss together lamb, dressing and salad contents.  Serve


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  • Second time using the

    Submitted by kyliesian on 12. January 2016 - 20:51.

    Second time using the thermomix and I chose this recipe as wanted something light and healthy.  Really simple to make and super tasty!!!

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  • This was amazing!  We loved

    Submitted by Linda thermie lover on 7. January 2015 - 22:05.

    This was amazing!  We loved it, I added some roasted cubed sweet potato and feta = super yummo!

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  • So good! And the leftovers

    Submitted by leabdea on 13. July 2014 - 12:43.

    So good! And the leftovers tasted great straight out of the fridge next day.

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  • Awesome, loved it I added

    Submitted by KJCW on 28. May 2014 - 09:53.

    Awesome, loved it I added some steamed pumpkin as well.

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  • Only been TMing for 4 weeks -

    Submitted by SarahJane on 10. October 2013 - 21:20.

    Only been TMing for 4 weeks - made this tonight - delicious!!! Added avocado to salad 

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  • Yep, probably should've been

    Submitted by ThermoMeg on 2. March 2013 - 10:21.

    Yep, probably should've been clearer on that!  This is my first recipe conversion / post, so I'm still on my "L-PLates" LOL.  I'll amend it now

    Meg Mixingbowl closed

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  • I made this last night and it

    Submitted by kristylee on 1. March 2013 - 23:19.

    I made this last night and it was soooo yum, but I just wasn't sure when to add the red wine vinegar, mustard & macadamia oil....still turned out great though! Thanks.

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