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

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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

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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.

Lemon & Oregano Lamb Chops

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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.

Lamb Chops with a Balsamic-Vinegar Pan Sauce

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Serve with Rösti Potatoes and a mixed green salad.

Herbed Lamb Chops with Greek Couscous Salad

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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.

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.

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

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

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 Lamb Chops with Eggplant Salad

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Here we grill eggplant slices and red onion to toss in a salad with fresh mint and parsley to accompany grilled lamb chops. Serve with whole-grain rice pilaf and green beans.

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.

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.

Lamb Chops with Grape-Balsamic Sauce

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