Skewered Lamb with Almond-Mint Pesto

Skewered Lamb with Almond-Mint Pesto
Photo by Noel Barnhurst


  • 1 ¼ cups fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 ½ pounds boneless leg of lamb, excess fat trimmed
  • Olive oil
  • 26 bamboo skewers
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup fresh basil leaves
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1 large garlic clove
    • ¼ cup slivered almonds

Finely chop almonds, cheese and garlic in processor. Add 1/3 cup oil and process to form paste. Add mint and basil and process until well blended and smooth. Mix in more oil if necessary to loosen mixture. Season pesto with salt and pepper. Thread 1 strip of lamb onto each skewer. Arrange in sing...

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