Mint and Pistachio Rack of Lamb

Servings: 6 |Prep Time: 15 min | Difficulty: Easy

Mint and candied pistachios combine with fresh garlic and Parmesan cheese for a flavorful coating to the lamb. It is delicious and a great way to keep the lamb moist while cooking.


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 racks of lamb, Frenched (each rack 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper

For the Mint and Pistachio Pesto:

  • 1 cup Santé Candied Pistachios
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


  • Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, chives, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Toss chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper; grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until grill-marked and cooked through. Let rest for 10 minutes; cut into bite-size pieces.
  • Add chicken, spinach, celery, apple, grapes and avocado to large bowl; toss with Apple Cider and Chive Dressing. Toss with candied walnuts and serve.
Navot Tidhar