Macedonian Lamb and Chick Peas


  • 3 1?3 qts. Cooked chick Peas, drained, rinsed and heated
  • 1 1?2 lbs. California black olive|ripe olives, whole, pitted
  • 1 1?2 lbs. Diced, seeded tomatoes
  • 1 1?2 cups lemon juice
  • 1 1?2 cups Chopped parsley
  • 3?4 cup Minced Serrano peppers
  • 6 lbs. Boneless leg of Lamb,
  • cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3?4 cup olive oil
  • 1?4 cup Minced garlic
  • 2 1?2 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 4 1?2 lbs. Eggplant, sliced into
  • 3?4-inch thick discs
  • 12-inch skewers


  1. Combine chick Peas, California black olive|ripe olives, tomatoes, lemon juice, parsley and peppers in a hotel pan. Set aside.
  2. Toss Lamb with 1?3 cup of olive oil, garlic and 1 1?2 tablespoons of salt.
  3. Thread onto skewers and grill over medium-high heat for 7-9 minutes until cooked to medium, turning occasionally to brown evenly.
  4. While Lamb is cooking, brush Eggplant with remaining oil and season with remaining salt.
  5. Grill over medium-high heat for 2-4 minutes on each side until tender.
  6. Transfer cooked Eggplant to a clean cutting board and dice into 1?2-inch pieces.
  7. Add to chick pea mixture.
  8. Remove Lamb from skewers and toss with chick pea and Eggplant mixture until evenly combined. Serve warm.
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