Mint Pesto Lamb Chops

Mint Pesto Lamb Chops
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Pesto is made with fresh mint and walnuts, then served with lamb chops and grilled tomatoes.
30 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Pesto

1/2 cup
chopped walnuts
1/2 cup
chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup
olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
coarse ground pepper

Lamb Chops

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/8 teaspoon
salt
1/8 teaspoon
coarse ground pepper
6 (1-inch thick)
lamb loin chops
3
tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons
freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Heat gas grill on mediumorcharcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  2. Combine all pesto ingredients in medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine butter, salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in small bowl. Brush lamb chops with butter mixture; place onto grill. Grill, basting and turning occasionally, 10-15 minutes or until fork tender. Spoon about 1 tablespoonpesto onto each lamb chop.
  4. Place tomato halves onto grill; spoon about 1 teaspoonParmesan cheese on each tomato half. Continue grilling 2-4 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Serve tomato half along side each lamb chop; serve with remaining pesto.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
330
Cholesterol
55mg
Carbohydrates
5g
Protein
17g
Fat
28g
Sodium
170mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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