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Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Lamb Burgers with Olive Salad

This week Smarty Marty is keeping it easy with this lamb burger and olive salad… so lets get dinner started by gathering up these ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 3/4 pound ground lamb

  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice

  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/3 cup pitted black olives, halved

  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta (about 2 oz.), optional

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Step 1

Preheat gas grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. garlic powder.

Step 2

Combine lamb, allspice and remaining garlic powder and salt in a medium bowl and mix to incorporate. Form into 8 1/2-inch-thick patties. Grill patties, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer reads 160ºF, 5 to 7 minutes total.

Step 3

Place chickpeas, greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, olives and feta, if desired, in a large bowl. Toss with dressing. Divide among 4 dinner plates. Top each portion with 2 lamb patties.

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Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty 

Recipe By - myrecipes.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty -Seabass with Red Pepper Sauce!

Hey Everyone it’s the favorite food day of the week…. Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty! This week Smarty Marty has a Super “Hot” Seafood Delight that will give your taste buds a little sizzle . This week recipe is Seabass with Red Pepper Sauce…. So get ready to mix up some flavorful delights for your family or share this with good friends. Let’s get ready to gather up all the necessary ingredients:

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2 Pounds of Chilean Sea Bass

  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced

  • 1 shallot sliced

  • 1 red pepper sliced

  • ½ a cup of water

  • 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar

  • A pinch of red pepper flakes more if preferred

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Salt and Pepper

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Instructions:

Preheat oven to 450-degrees. Pour oil into a pan and heat on high.

  1. Once the oil heats up, place the fish into the HOT pan and allow to cook for five minutes. Turn over onto the other side and cook for 4 minutes.

  2. Place pan into the preheated oven for 5 minutes.

  3. Pour in some olive oil into another pan and turn the heat to medium high.

  4. Add shallots, garlic, red pepper flakes and sliced red pepper. Cover with lid and cook over medium heat until lightly browned and soft; about 5-7 minutes.

  5. Remove pan from the oven and place fish on a serving plate, tented with foil.

  6. Place the red pepper mixture into a blender or food processor and add in balsamic vinegar, salt and black pepper. Whizz it all up until super smooth. Taste for seasoning.

  7. Spread the coulis on a plate and serve fish directly on top. Serve with a wedge of lemon if desired.

Pictured here is the sea bass in a bed of pepper sauce with roasted potatoes embellished with lemon wedges.

Pictured here is the sea bass in a bed of pepper sauce with roasted potatoes embellished with lemon wedges.

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Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty 

Recipe By - girlandthekitchen.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty