Healthy Lamb Chop Recipes

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

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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.

Lamb Chops with Mashed Peas & Mint

Rating: 4.67 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.

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.

Lemon & Oregano Lamb Chops

Rating: 4.67 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.

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.

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.

Herbed Lamb Chops

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

Lamb Chops with a Balsamic-Vinegar Pan Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 1
Serve with Rösti Potatoes and a mixed green salad.

Mustard-Rosemary Grilled Lamb

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

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.

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.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Broiled Lamb Chops with Charred Blood Oranges
In the south of France, lamb is often grilled on a bed of fresh rosemary and anointed with citrus juice. This lamb chop recipe takes inspiration from that tradition with a wet rub made with lots of garlic plus rosemary and blood orange. Besides being a beautiful garnish, the charred blood oranges are served to squeeze over the lamb for a final flourish of citrus flavor.
Grilled Fennel-Cumin Lamb Chops
The fresh garlic and spice rub used on these succulent lamp chops brings Mediterranean flavors to this main-dish recipe.
Lamb Chops with Grape-Balsamic Sauce

Rosemary, grapes and balsamic vinegar make this 20-minutes lamb chop recipe both unique and completely irresistible.