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Lamb Chops with Sautéed Apples

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 chops and about 1/2 cup apples)
Nothing says "classic family dinner" like a plate piled high with warm apples and a lamb chop. Slice the apples while the chops cook.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (4-ounce) lamb loin chops, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cups sliced Braeburn apple (about 2 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 18.8 g
  • carbohydrate 15.5 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 62 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 355 mg
  • calcium 18 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add lamb; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove lamb from pan; keep warm.

  2. Add butter to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add apple; sauté 5 minutes. Add brown sugar, water, salt, cinnamon, and cloves; cook 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Serve with lamb.

Cook's Notes

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