Easy Lamb Skewers with Spring Greens

Yield: Serves 2-4

Three cheers for the return of barbecue season! If your back deck is set-up and ready for sunshine then try cooking up this simple lamb skewers for dinner one night this spring.


12 1" cubes lamb

2 cloves garlic, mashed into a paste

2 Tbs rosemary, finely chopped

2 Tbs (30 mL) olive oil

4 shallots, peeled, halved

4 asparagus, trimmed and cut into thirds

12 fresh mint leaves

12 cubes feta, chopped

4 metal or wooden skewers

Drizzle of your favourite vinaigrette


  1. Season lamb with garlic, rosemary and salt and pepper and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a large sauté pan, add olive oil and cook lamb cubes over medium-high heat approximately 4 minutes per side, then reserve.
  3. In the same pan, sauté the shallots and asparagus, 2 to 3 minutes until just warmed through. Remove from pan.
  4. Start alternating the lamb cubes, mint leaves, shallots, feta and asparagus on the skewers until your 4 skewers are filled.
  5. Place mixed greens on your plate and drizzle with your favourite dressing. Lay your skewer (or two) across your greens.

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