Lamb Skewers with Mint Yogurt Recipe

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For a change of pace, grill aromatic lamb and vegetable skewers at your next summer cook-out. The mint yogurt is a cooling counterpoint to the lamb.
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Ingredients
  • Mint Yogurt:
  • 1 cup plain lowfat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Cumin, Ground
  • Lamb Skewers:
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Rosemary Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Coarse Ground
  • 2 pounds lean boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes (8 ounces)
  • 2 small onions, cut into wedges
Directions
PREP
30 mins
COOK
10 mins
1. For the Mint Yogurt, mix yogurt, mint and cumin in small bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

2. For the Lamb Skewers, mix lemon juice, oil, rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, sea salt and pepper in small bowl. Reserve 1/2 of the marinade for basting. Place lamb in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add remaining marinade; toss to coat well.

3. Refrigerate 1 hour or longer for extra flavor. Remove lamb from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Alternately thread lamb, tomatoes and onion wedges onto skewers.

4. Grill over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes or until desired doneness, turning occasionally and brushing with reserved marinade. Serve with Mint Yogurt.Test Kitchen Tip: If using wooden skewers, soak thoroughly in water before threading with lamb and vegetables.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 250 Calories
Fat: 14 Grams
Protein: 24 Grams
Cholesterol: 67 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 7 Grams
Sodium: 311 Milligrams
Fiber: 1 Grams

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