Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Cracked Black Pepper

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

Posting this for a friend, she loves these and wanted me to share it with you....she doesnt have access to the net yet. I dont eat lamb or veal, but I thought maybe there were a few of you out there that might enjoy this! Best Yet...only 7 WW points each serving

Top Review by Rita1652

Kicken! I rubbed garlic onto the chops before pressing into the crushed pepper. I used herbed butter. Very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place pepper on plate and press each chop firmly into pepper and press in with your hands.
  2. In a heavy frying pan (I use my cast-iron frying pan) over medium-high heat, add olive oil and heat.
  3. Add peppered lamb chops and sear on both sides.
  4. Sprinkle lamb chops with salt.
  5. Reduce heat to medium (do not degrease the pan).
  6. Add beef stock and lemon juice; continue to cook until the chops reach the desired doneness, approximately 2 to 3 minutes for medium rare and an internal thermometer registers 125°F.
  7. (use a meat thermometer to test for doneness).
  8. Remove lamb chops to an oven-safe platter, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and keep warm in a 200°F oven until ready to serve (needs to let rest 5 to 10 minutes before serving).
  9. NOTE: During this time the meat continues to cook (meat temperature will rise 5 to 10 degrees after it is removed from the heat source) and the juices redistribute.
  10. Continue to cook the sauce, scraping any pieces of meat off the bottom of the pan and stirring them into the sauce.
  11. Let the liquid boil until liquid is reduced to a shiny glaze.
  12. Remove from heat.
  13. Whisk in butter and fresh rosemary.
  14. Remove lamb chops from the oven.
  15. Add any lamb juices to the sauce.
  16. Spoon sauce over chops and serve.

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