- 2 large courgettes or 4 smaller courgettes
- 500g lamb mince
- 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 2 tsp. ground cumin
- 2 tsp. ground coriander
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 fresh green chilli, finely chopped
- 5cm piece fresh ginger, grated
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 500ml chicken or lamb stock
- 200ml tomato passata
- Preheat the oven to 180C.
- Add the olive oil to the pan and heat. Cook the onion over a low heat for 10 minutes or until softened. Stir in the spices, chillies, ginger and garlic, then cook for 2 minutes.
- Fry the mince, breaking it up with a fork or wooden spoon as it browns.
- Pour in the stock and passata. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 25-30minutes until the sauce has thickened.
- Meanwhile, cut the courgettes lengthwise and scoop out the middles. Place on an oiled baking sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes, depending on size.
- Once the sauce has thickened, remove the courgettes from the oven, place onto 2 plates and fill each courgette half with the spicy lamb mince.
- Serve with a crisp green salad, dressed simply with lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil.
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I’m a nutritional therapist, author, blogger, teacher and mum. I studied at Oxford University from 1999-2003 and have an MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. During my degree I became fascinated in the workings of the human body at a cellular level – how what we eat effects the genes and proteins in our body, how the immune system works and how cancer develops. I’m interested in the science of nutrition. I apply my scientific training when I read information about nutrition and I never believe something I read unless I can see evidence to back it up.
I’ve always had a passion for nutrition science, I’ve been writing about nutrition and health for several years and I qualified as a Nutritional Therapist in 2017. I’m also a Holistic Health & Lifestyle Coach and Mindfulness Teacher.
I currently live near Tunbridge Wells with my husband, 3 beautiful children and a gorgeous whippet called Millie! When I’m not working I love foraging, reading, Pilates, cooking, making herbal medicine and going for long walks with my family and my dog.
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