Moroccan Lamb Salad With Carrots and Mint

This salad gets its lovely flavor from the special dressing: a combination of mayo, lemon juice, cinnamon, and cayenne. It’s refreshing and satisfying on a hot day.

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 415 calories
    • Calories 55 calories from fat
    • Fat 26 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 85 mg
    • Sodium 953 mg
    • Protein 26 g
    • Carbohydrate 19 g
    • Sugar 11 g
    • Fiber 4 g
This salad gets its lovely flavor from the special dressing: a combination of mayo, lemon juice, cinnamon, and cayenne. It’s refreshing and satisfying on a hot day.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 boneless lamb leg steaks (about 1 pound total, each 1 inch thick)
  2. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. Check 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. Check kosher salt and pepper
  5. Check 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  6. Check 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  7. Check 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  8. Check 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  9. Check 1 pound carrots, peeled
  10. Check 1/4 cup fresh mint sprigs
  11. Check 1/4 cup golden raisins
  12. Check 2 scallions, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium. Rub the lamb with the oil and garlic and season with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Grill lamb to desired doneness, 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 5 minutes, then cut into bite-size pieces.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, cinnamon, cayenne, and ½ teaspoon salt.
  4. Use a vegetable peeler to cut the carrots into long strips. Add carrots, mint, raisins, and scallions to the dressing and toss. Serve with the lamb.