Gaucho Sandwich

Menu Part: 
Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
8

A heaping mound of thinly-sliced and tender lamb graces this hearty sandwich. Chimichurri mayonnaise adds extra flavor and grilled onions, lettuce and tomato add a nice finishing touch.

Ingredients

4 lb. lamb boneless top sirloin
Salt and pepper

For chimichurri mayonnaise:
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp. parsley, minced
2 tbsp. fresh oregano, minced
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar

For sandwiches:
4 large red onions, sliced and grilled
3 large tomatoes, sliced
Salt and pepper
5 oz. leaf lettuce, cleaned
8 sandwich rolls

Steps

1. Massage lamb with salt and pepper. Roast in oven (400°-450° F.) until medium rare. Let meat cool 10 min.; thinly slice.

2. In medium bowl, mix together ingredients for chimichurri mayonnaise.

3. To assemble sandwiches, spread rolls with approx. 2 tbsp. chimichurri mayonnaise, top with 6-8 oz. of sliced lamb, and equal portions of grilled red onions, tomatoes seasoned with salt and pepper, and lettuce.

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