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Mint And Balsamic Marinade For Lamb

Mint And Balsamic Marinade For Lamb Recipe

Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2  pounds boneless leg of lamb, cut into 2-bite-size cubes
  • Salt, freshly ground black pepper
  • Cumin
  • Paprika
  • Evoo (extra virgin olive oil)
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced big
  • Wooden*/metal skewers

Tomato And Mint Orzo Salad

  • 1/2 box orzo pasta
  • Salt
  • Black pepper, ground
  • Extra virgin olive oil (evoo)1 big flavorful tomato, diced
  • Feta cheese, crumbled/diced small1 handful pine nuts, toasted*
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Mint leaves, chopped

Instructions
 

Mint And Balsamic Marinade For Lamb Recipe Instructions

  • Put cubed lamb in a bowl. Generously sprinkle with spices and drizzle evoo and balsamic vinegar. Mix well, cover with plastic wrap and marinate 1-2 hours in the fridge.
  • * If using wooden skewers, soak them in water so they don’t burn on the grill.
  • Prepare the kebabs: thread the lamb cubes and diced onion onto the skewers and grill over medium-high heat, turning once, about 5 minutes for each side.

Tomato and mint orzo salad

  • Cook pasta according to the instructions on the box.
  • Drain and season with salt, black pepper, and a splash of a good fruity evoo. Add all the other ingredients, and combine gently.
  • * toast the pine nuts in a 350F oven for a few minutes or in a skillet over low heat. Don’t burn them! Use a timer.