American Rack of Lamb with Almond Mint Pesto - Cascade Creek
Rack of Lamb with Almond Mint Pesto
Rack of Lamb with Almond Mint Pesto

American Rack of Lamb with Almond Mint Pesto

    

December 21, 2015

Mint and lamb are a natural flavor pairing, and using a more unusual type of fresh mint and basil creates a new twist on the classic rack of lamb recipe.

  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

PESTO

¼ cup unsalted almonds, toasted

¼ cup freshly grated Pecorino-Romano cheese

⅓ cup almond oil

4 tbsp panko breadcrumbs, browned in clarified butter (see Note)

1 ½ cups fresh chocolate or pineapple mint leaves

½ cup fresh Thai basil leaves

3 medium garlic cloves, sliced

LAMB

2 racks American Lamb, Frenched

Kosher salt and pepper to taste

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

2 tbsp Dijon-style mustard

⅓ cup panko breadcrumbs, pulsed through a food processor

1 tbsp minced fresh parsley

1 tbsp minced fresh rosemary

Directions

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