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Herbed Lamb, Tomato and Zucchini Kebabs

Herbed Lamb, Tomato, and Zucchini Kebabs

Gourmet | May 2006 

Serves 4

 

Kebabs are fun to eat and save time in the cooking phase:  less than 10 minutes for the cubes to cook to medium-rare.

 

Ingredients

1 large garlic clove 
1 1/2 teaspoons salt 
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 
1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil 
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh thyme leaves 
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves 
1 (2-lb) piece trimmed boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes 
3 medium zucchini (1 1/2 lb total) 
24 large cherry tomatoes (3/4 lb total) 

Special equipment: 16 (12-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in warm water 1 hour.