Healthy Lamb Chop Recipes

Find healthy, delicious lamb chop recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Lamb Chops with Mint Pan Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 6
Lamb with mint jelly is a tried-and-true combination and this recipe takes the idea to new heights. The sweet, shocking green jelly is transformed into a richly flavored and pleasingly dark sauce. Make It a Meal: Serve with whole-wheat couscous and peas.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Air-Fryer Lamb Chops

Learn how to make lamb chops in the air fryer with this easy recipe. The quick marinade features red-wine vinegar to cut the gaminess of the lamb, while herbs like rosemary and oregano add plenty of freshness. Serve alongside roasted potatoes or green beans.
By Julia Levy

Lemon & Oregano Lamb Chops

Rating: 5 stars 5
Juicy lamb chops take a trip to the Middle East with a quick herb-and-lemon rub and a tangy cucumber-tahini sauce. Serve with couscous or rice pilaf and a green salad.
By Melissa Pasanen

Grilled Lamb Chops with Thyme

Sometimes simple is best. These grilled lamb chops are a standout on their own, seasoned with just fresh thyme and a bit of crushed red pepper.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Herbed Lamb Chops with Greek Couscous Salad

Rating: 4 stars 1
Lamb loin chops are a healthy alternative to the more popular and more fatty lamb shoulder chops. The loin chops have quite enough flavor to stand up to this herbaceous couscous.

Moroccan Lamb Chops with Tomato-Olive Relish

Having a few specialty ingredients in your pantry, such as the spice blend ras el hanout and oil-cured olives, is the fastest way to a deluxe dinner that's easy enough for weeknights and special enough for Saturday's dinner party. Round out the meal with steamed potatoes, simply dressed salad greens and a glass of white Côtes du Rhône.
By Carolyn Malcoun

Lamb Chops with Mashed Peas & Mint

Rating: 5 stars 4
Peas and lamb are a natural pairing. Here pan-roasted lamb chops are served with mashed peas seasoned with mint. Serve with bulgur tossed with chopped scallion greens, a drizzle of olive oil and a splash of lemon juice.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Mustard-Rosemary Grilled Lamb

Mustard and lamb are a classic combination. Letting the chops chill with the marinade lets the flavors meld beautifully.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Lamb Chops with a Balsamic-Vinegar Pan Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 1
Serve with Rösti Potatoes and a mixed green salad.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Lamb Chops with Lebanese Green Beans

Simple pan-roasted lamb chops are served alongside deliciously spiced stewed green beans and tomatoes in a riff on a Lebanese favorite, lubiyeh. Serve with: Bulgur or rice pilaf.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Grilled Lamb with Fresh Mint Chutney

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

Lamb Chops with Beer & Mustard Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 2
Dark beers are too, well, dark for this sauce. Try a lager instead. Make it a meal: Warm Apple-Cabbage Slaw and Oven-Crisped Potato Latkes round out this meal.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Inspiration and Ideas

Greek Braised Lamb Chops with Herbed Goat Cheese
Olives, fresh lemon, and rosemary add to the flavor in these juicy slower-cooker Greek Lamb Chops. When serving, garnish with homemade herbed goat cheese.
Rosemary-Lemon Lamb Chops with Potato and Fennel Latkes
A food processor can help you shred the potatoes and fennel for these potato latkes, which turn golden brown and get crispy around the edges in about five minutes.
Herbed Lamb Chops

A savory herb and white wine marinade flavors these grilled rib chops, which are great for family dinners or entertaining.