Savoring Those Last Summer Moments
As the unofficial end of summer, you need a meal worth celebrating this Labor Day long weekend! To maximize those last precious moments at the cottage or in the backyard, choose something you can prepare ahead of time like kebobs or burgers. Tender, lean, grass-fed New Zealand Spring Lamb® is the perfect choice for a quick and impressive meal.
Spice It Up and Save Some Time
Mixing and molding your Ground New Zealand Spring Lamb® with your favoritespices in advance not only gives you more time to spend with your loved ones but also helps let the flavorsdevelop. Ingredients like onion, garlic, mint, and parsley not only pack a punch when combined with your grind but are also in season and should be available at your local farmers’ market.
Don’t Give Your Meat the Cold Shoulder
After a day of fun in the sun and working up an appetite, it’s time to pull out your already prepared meat and let it come up to room temp. This important but often overlooked step prevents your lamb from drying out and helps it cook evenly. While you’re waiting, you can pre-heat your grill and prep your sides. Talk about efficient!
Now that your meat and grill are both up to temp, you only need to cook your kebabs or patties for 5 minutes each side. Seriously, that’s it! Serving up fresh and delicious New Zealand Spring Lamb® on Labor Day weekend is the perfect summer send-off and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.