Grilled Lamb with Fresh Mint Chutney

July/August 1996, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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For a refreshing change from mint sauce or mint jelly, try serving lamb chops with an Indian-inspired fresh mint chutney.

Grilled Lamb with Fresh Mint Chutney

Makes: 4 servings

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  • Fresh Mint Chutney, (recipe follows)
  • 8 rib lamb chops, (about 3 ounces each), trimmed
  • 1 clove garlic, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

This recipe calls for:


  1. Prepare Fresh Mint Chutney.
  2. Heat gas grill. Rub lamb chops with garlic, then brush with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the chops until cooked to desired doneness, 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve with Fresh Mint Chutney.


Per serving: 296 calories; 13 g fat (4 g sat, 6 g mono); 112 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 36 g protein; 1 g fiber; 653 mg sodium; 486 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (57% daily value), Vitamin C (50% dv), Zinc (36% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 5 lean meat

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