Skewered Lamb with Almond-Mint Pesto

Skewered Lamb with Almond-Mint Pesto
Photo by Noel Barnhurst


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

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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