Category: What’s In Season: Mint & Lamb, Spring’s Perfect Pair

  • Limoncello Mint Granita

    Makes about 3 cups of granita Ingredients 1 cup lemon sugar syrup (recipe follows) ½ cup limoncello ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine Directions Combine all ingredients and pour into an 8-by-8-inch glass baking dish. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until the mixture is firm. Using the tines of a fork, scrape the […]

  • Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicky Mint Yogurt & Mustard Mint Pesto

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds ground lamb 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh […]

  • Lamb Chops with Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri or Cucumber Pomegranate Salsa

    Serves 6 Ingredients 12 baby lamb chops, French cut and ½ inch thick Salt Pepper Mint oil (½ cup extra virgin olive oil infused with ½ cup fresh mint leaves) Chimichurri or Salsa (recipes follow) Directions Preheat broiler to High. Arrange the baby lamp chops on a sheet pan or in a baking dish. Sprinkle […]

  • Rhubarb Mint Spritzer

    Makes 1 gallon Ingredients 1 pound rhubarb, ends trimmed and cut into ½ inch pieces 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup sugar 2 cups water Ice Seltzer water Directions Combine the rhubarb, lemon zest, lemon juice, mint, sugar and the water in a medium saucepan and […]