Greek Lamb Chops and Mint Yogurt Sauce

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<p>Greek Lamb Chops and Mint Yogurt Sauce</p>
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr

Give lamb chops a Greek twist with the addition of fresh oregano and a minty yogurt sauce.

4 servings (serving size: 2 lamb chops and 2 tablespoons sauce)


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2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 (4-ounce) lamb loin chops, trimmed
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 garlic clove, minced


Total: 15 Minutes

1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle lamb with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; rub with oregano mixture. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add lamb, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand for 5 minutes.

2. Combine yogurt and remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Serve sauce with lamb.

Created date

April 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 347
Fat 14.1 g
Satfat 4.9 g
Monofat 6.2 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 48.2 g
Carbohydrate 3.9 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 147 mg
Iron 4.5 mg
Sodium 347 mg
Calcium 86 mg