Lamb, Tomato, and Mint Kebabs

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 skewers)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 185
Fat 8.5 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Sodium 201 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons fresh ginger
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound boneless lean leg of lamb (cut into 24 pieces)
16 cherry tomatoes
16 (1/2-inch) slices cucumber
16 mint leaves
8 (8-inch) skewers
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Combine ginger, olive oil, cumin, coriander, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, minced garlic, and lamb; toss. Thread lamb, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and mint leaves alternately onto skewers. Coat with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 6 minutes (for medium-rare) or until done, turning skewers occasionally for an even char.

Note: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes before grilling.

Note:

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Sidney Fry, MS, RD,

July 2014