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Pistachio-crusted rack of lamb

  • Timer Prep 10 min
    Cook 25 min
  • Chart 455.0 cal/
  • Chef hat Easy


Zest the lemons. Peel the garlic cloves. Shell the pistachio nut.


  1. 1 Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6 (180°C for fan ovens).
  2. 2 Put all the paste ingredients in a food processor, season with black pepper and whizz to a thick paste, adding a little more oil if necessary.
  3. 3 Season the lamb, then press the paste onto the meat to form a crust.
  4. 4 Put in a roasting tin and roast for 15 minutes for pink meat or 20-25 minutes for well done, depending on the size of the lamb and your preference.
  5. 5 Leave to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • Average per serving
  • Calories 455.0kCal
  • Fat33.1g
  • Saturated10.0g
  • Salt0.5g
  • Carbohydrates
  • Sugarg
  • Proteing
  • Fibreg