Mini Racks of Lamb with Mint-Almond Pesto

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses Special diet

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

75 ml (5 tbsp) slivered almonds
125 ml (½ cup) olive oil
1 clove, garlic, minced
60 ml (4 tbsp) Parmesan cheese, grated
250 ml (1 cup) mint leaves
250 ml (1 cup) basil leaves
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
10 ml (2 tsp) freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 mini racks of lamb (3 chops each)

 

Directions

  1. In a food processor, pulse the almonds, oil, garlic and cheese to make a paste.
  2. Add the fresh herbs, seasonings and lemon juice. Pulse until puréed. Add a little more oil to thin the pesto, if necessary.
  3. Preheat the barbecue.
  4. Lightly oil the lamb and grill on each side until medium-rare and still pink inside.
  5. Place on a heated platter, brush with pesto and cover with foil. Let sit 5 minutes.
  6. Slice into chops and serve with the remaining pesto.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2686

Mini Racks of Lamb with Mint-Almond Pesto
Mini Racks of Lamb with Mint-Almond Pesto