Pistachio-Encrusted Rack of Lamb

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
35 mins

From Cooking Light. Per serving: 206 calories, 10.8 g fat, 18.5 g protein, 8.5 g carb, 0.9 g fiber, 52 mg cholesterol.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Put bread in the container of a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs form to measure about 1 1/4 cups.
  2. In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs, nuts, rind, parsley, juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. In another bowl, combine chives, mint, mustard, and garlic.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  5. Add lamb racks; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned.
  6. Spread mustard mixture evenly over the meaty portion of lamb racks.
  7. Carefully pat breadcrumb mixture into mustard mixture.
  8. Place lamb on a broiler rack that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  9. Bake in a 425° oven for 35 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 140° (medium-rare) to 155° (medium).
  10. Place lamb on platter; cover with foil; let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  11. Cut each rack into 4 pieces (2 ribs per piece).
  12. Garnish with mint sprigs.