Greek Style Lamb Chops

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by chia2160

this is quick to throw together and only needs a salad to accompany it.

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

This was a really delicious way to prepare lamb chops. All of the different flavors complimented each other so well. I followed the directions as posted other than that I used loin chops instead of rib chops, so I had to cook longer. In addition to the orzo (which I loved), we served with a side of roasted egglplant which complimented the dish well. Thanks, Chia!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. add orzo, cook according to package directions, drain.
  3. transfer to a platter, toss in feta cheese, set aside.
  4. meanwhile, in a saute pan heat olive oil.
  5. season lamb chops w/salt and pepper, saute 5 minutes per side, remove and keep warm.
  6. add 1/2 c chicken broth to deglaze the pan, scraping up browned bits.
  7. add garlic, cook for a minute.
  8. add tomatoes, olives, remaining broth, cook for 2 minutes.
  9. add mint, oregano, lemon juice and zest, cook for 1 minute.
  10. season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. add lamb chope on top of orzo, pour tomato olive mixture over all. top with crumbled feta.
  12. garnish with mint and lemon slices, if desired.

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