The four-step method for roasting these lamb racks—a quick sear for color and flavor, a brief rest so the meat can relax, a coating of bright, lemony parsley pesto and cheesy breadcrumbs, and then a roast in a hot oven—yields lamb that’s tender, tasty, juicy, and beautiful, to boot.
Make Ahead Tips
You can make both the crumb coating and pesto up to 1 day ahead and keep them refrigerated in separate airtight containers.
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I made this for a dinner party of 9 and everyone loved it. Most of the prep can be done before guests arrive and then it just needs to go in the oven. I followed the recipe exactly and it's definitely a keeper.
First try at Lamb. Easy and family loved it.
I made this on Saturday for a dinner party. I have never made lamb before and it was fantastic. The recipe is very easy and made me look a like a rock star!
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