Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Almond-Mint Pesto

Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Almond-Mint Pesto
Photo by © John Kernick

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces slivered almonds
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 5 1/2-pound lamb shoulder roasts, tied have your butcher do this
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups mint leaves, from one 3-ounce bunch
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • + 1 more ingredients
    • Lemon wedges, for serving

Season the lamb roasts generously with salt and pepper, wrap in plastic and refrigerate overnight. Bring the roasts to room temperature before cooking. Preheat the oven to 325°. In a food processor, pulse the almonds with the garlic until finely chopped. Add the mint leaves, cheese and 3/4 cup of...

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Variations on Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Almond-Mint Pesto

  • Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Almond-Mint Pesto
    • 2 cup(s) mint leaves
    • Lemon wedges
    • 5 1/2-pound lamb shoulder roasts
    • 0.75 cup(s) plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • +3 other ingredients


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