Lamb Chops and Steamed Asparagus
Lamb Chops and Steamed Asparagus

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Serves: 2
  • Start to Finish: Less than 1 hour
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 1072
  • 1073mg Sodium
  • 6g Carbs
  • 3g Fiber
  • 96g Fat
  • 46g Saturated Fat
  • 2g Sugars
  • 45g Protein
  • 83mg Calcium
  • 7mg Iron
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Ingredients:

  • 4 chops or 1 rack of lamb (about 7 chops)
  • 1/2 pound asparagus
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Directions:

Directions

1. Trim woody ends off asparagus. You can also peel off about 1 inch of the tough green fibrous sheath from the base of asparagus stalks with a vegetable peeler.
2. Put 1 inch of water and 1/2 teaspoon sea salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Place asparagus in the pan and steam for about 3 minutes, until tender but not soft (al dente). Drain and set aside.
3.Make a paste with olive oil, garlic, and Dijon mustard. Brush onto lamb chops.
4. Using high heat, grill, sauté, or broil the lamb chops for 3 to 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare.
5. Remove from heat and allow to rest. Plate asparagus with chops.
*Nutritional information is based on using 6oz lamb chops and 1/8 teaspoon of salt per serving.
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