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Rack Of Lamb With Mint And Basil Petso

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Ingredients
  Fresh mint leaves 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh basil leaves 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 2 Large
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rack of lamb 2 Medium, trimmed and frenched (1 1/2-pounds each)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

MAKING
2. For the mint basil pesto- Blend the mint leaves, basil leaves, walnuts, parmesan, lemon juice, garlic cloves.
3. Add 1/3 cup olive oil while blending.
4. Season the rack of lamb with salt and pepper.
5. In a pan, add the rest of the olive oil.
6. Cook the rack in the pan for 3 minutes each side.
7. Pop into the oven for 20 minutes.
8. Remove from oven and rest for 10 minutes.
9. Cut the rack along the bone into lollipops.

SERVING
10. Plate the rack of lambs, add a dollop of mint basil pesto and serve as main course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Rack Of Lamb
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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