Juicy, tender lamb tournedos, wrapped in bacon and filled with a goat cheese, chive and thyme mixture.

Recipe from Chef Serge Bottelli – Lido Complex

SST-Lamb Tournedo-July 22 2014 inline photoIngredients
8 – 3oz lamb tournedos, cut 1-inch thick
4 oz goat cheese
2 oz cream cheese
1 teaspoon chives, chopped
1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 tsp olive oil
1 egg yolk
8 slices bacon, optional
8 toothpicks

In a bowl, mix cheese, egg yolk, chives and thyme. Season with salt and pepper to taste. From the top of each tournedos, make a cross with a paring knife to produce a cavity. Fill the cavity with the goat cheese mixture, wrap the tournedos with a slice of bacon, using a toothpick at the end to keep it together. In a non-stick pan add oil and pan sear the lamb on the goat cheese side first for 90 seconds. Turn the lamb over and cook for 1 minute.  Place in a moderately hot oven for 4 minutes. Serve with a red wine sauce.

SST-Lamb Tournedo-July 22 2014 wineGosling’s Wine of the Week
Wyndham Estates Bin 555 Shiraz
Wyndham Estates Bin 555 Shiraz is one of Australia’s famous wines. It is deep crimson red with purple hues. The bouquet has tones of spicy plum, black pepper and cloves. On the palate, the wine has generous plum and dark cherry notes. It has a richness with a balance and flavour to enhance the tasting experience.

This wine is the perfect pairing with Chef Serge’s lamb.

The retail price is $16.75 and it’s available at Lindo’s and Gosling’s stores.

Seasoned to Taste – Hosted by Chef Peter Jovetic
An exclusive presentation of Lindo’s Group of Companies
As broadcast on VSB TV11 on July 22nd, 2014

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