Nothing says "classic family dinner" like a plate piled high with warm apples and a lamb chop. Slice the apples while the chops cook.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2003


Credit: Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

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4 servings (serving size: 2 chops and about 1/2 cup apples)


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

202 calories; calories from fat 32%; fat 7.1g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 18.8g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 62mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 355mg; calcium 18mg.