Lamb Pasta with Kale & Mint Pesto

Mint and kale pesto makes for a bright, delicious dish.
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Lamb Pasta with Kale & Mint Pesto

Recipe by Alexa Bernstein

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 1 lb. lumache or other medium-size shell pasta

  • 3 cups chopped stemmed kale

  • 2 cups (packed) fresh mint leaves

  • 3/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 lb. ground lamb

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta


In large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking water. In food processor, puree kale, mint, oil, and garlic; season pesto. In skillet, cook lamb over high heat, stirring often, until browned, about 10 minutes; season. Mix in pasta, pesto, and feta.