Lamb loin chops (shaped like mini T-bones) save about 11g sat fat per serving over rib or shoulder chops. You can also ask your butcher to cut "steaks" from a leg of lamb, also lean, or sub 2 (8-ounce) beef sirloin steaks.

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Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 lamb chops, about 1/2 cup potatoes, and 1 cup broccoli)


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  • Place 1 tablespoon water and potatoes in a medium microwave-safe bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at high 4 minutes or until tender. Spread potatoes in a single layer on a paper towel-lined baking sheet; let dry 3 minutes.

  • Combine 1 tablespoon oil, cumin, turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture evenly over lamb chops.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high. Add lamb chops to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until desired degree of doneness. Remove chops from pan; let stand 5 minutes.

  • Return pan to medium-high. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add potatoes, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp.

  • Cook broccoli according to package directions. Place broccoli, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and butter in a bowl; toss to coat. Serve with lamb, potato mixture, and lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

453 calories; fat 24g; saturated fat 7g; protein 40g; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 5g; sodium 766mg; sugars 2g.