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Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichuri

lamb chops with roasted broccolini, arugula, feta and mint
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Sauces and Dips
Cuisine: Mediterranean, American
Servings: 4
Calories: 1051kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 lamb chops trimmed
  • 1 pound broccolini stems cut off
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ lb baby arugula washed buy one package of pre washed if available
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 oz feta cheese crumbled

Mint Chimichuri

  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • ½ cup flat parsley leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated parmesan reggiano
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • tsp lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic grated or pressed
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp pepper

Instructions

Mint Chimichuri

  • pulse mint and parsley in a food processor
  • slowly add olive oil
  • stir in honey, garlic, lemon, parmesan, salt and pepper
  • let sauce rest for half hour before serving so flavors meld together

Lamb Chops and Broccolini

  • preheat oven to 400
  • wash and dry broccolini and trim off half the stem
  • toss broccolini with olive oil, salt and pepper
  • place on a baking sheet
  • roast in oven for 10 minutes
  • Place lamb chops on a roasting pan
  • sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • roast in oven for 4 or 5 minutes per side for medium rare. Cook longer for well done.

Plating

  • toss roasted broccolini with arugula
  • top with lamb chops
  • sprinkle with crumbled feta and mint chimichuri
  • top with lemon wedges and serve
  • Serve extra mint chimicuri on the side

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Sodium: 992mg | Calcium: 382mg | Vitamin C: 140mg | Vitamin A: 4325IU | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 1950mg | Cholesterol: 406mg | Calories: 1051kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 38g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Fat: 71g | Protein: 135g | Carbohydrates: 17g | Iron: 14mg