Toasted Almond Mint Pesto

May 1, 2016 by  
Filed under Side dish, Summer Meal

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Here’s a little something-something to smear over a bite of your juicy grilled lamb chop…

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Almonds, oven or stovetop toasted.  Chopped garlic. Cracked pepper, sea salt and fresh lemon juice.  A big fist of mint. All smashed together with a mortar and pestle.  Well, actually it’s the molcajete we use for guac, but same diff.  Stir on in a good pour of fruity olive oil and call it a pesto.  

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A great addition to a lamb dish.  Or tossed in fresh pasta, smeared on crusty bread, mixed into a salad dressing…..