Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chops  
    Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 (3 ounce) boneless lamb chop
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


    Directions

  • Puree the parsley, rosemary, garlic, Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon
    olive oil, and bread crumbs in a blender until smooth.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside.
  • Brush the lamb steaks on one side with the beaten egg.
  • Spread the rosemary pesto onto the egg-coated side of the lamb.
  • Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over medium
    heat.
  • Place the lamb steaks into the pan, pesto-side down.
  • Cook 3 to 4 minutes until the pesto mixture has lightly browned.
  • Turn the chop over, and continue cooking until done, 3 to 4 minutes for
    medium.


    Mango Mint  Loin Chops
    Ingredients

  • 8  loin chops, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper

    Mango Mint Demi
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 T granulated sugar
  • 5 sprigs fresh mint
  • 1 c  veal demi glace
  • 1/2 c peeled and chopped mango
  • 1/4 c corn syrup

    Sweet Potato Hash
  • 5 strips bacon, chopped
  • 3/4 lb Spanish chorizo
  • 2 sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (approximately 12 ounces)
  • 1/2 c red onion, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 c red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 c celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c roasted and chopped garlic
  • 2 to 4 T olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 t dried thyme leaves, crumbled
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Cracked black pepper, to taste

    Directions

  • Combine wine, sugar and mint sprigs in a small skillet. Cook,
    reducing by two thirds. Add veal demi and strain syrup. Set aside.
  • Puree mango with corn syrup.
  • When serving chops, puddle Mint Demi mixture on plate. Drop pureed
    mango in decorative design on top of Mint Demi.
  • In a large, hot saucepan, cook bacon until crisp; remove from pan and
    drain on paper towels. Add chorizo, crumbling and cooking until
    browned. Drain grease. Combine bacon, chorizo, sweet potatoes, red
    onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic. Add olive oil as needed to prevent
    mixture from sticking. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes.
    Add the chicken stock, thyme and bay leaf. Simmer, stirring often. Cook
    for 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes soften. Remove bay leaf. Season
    with salt and pepper

Adapted from
American Lamb Council Recipe

    Grilled Orozo Lamb Kebabs
    Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb boneless leg, cut into 1-1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
  • 1 small red onion, cut into small wedges
  • 4 wooden skewers, soaked in water
  • 1 cup orzo pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon shredded lemon pee

    Directions
  • In large sealable plastic bag, combine lamb, 3 tablespoons olive oil,
    lemon juice, garlic and rosemary. Refrigerate and marinate for 1 hour
    or overnight. Remove lamb from marinade and discard marinade.
    Alternately thread lamb, zucchini and red onion onto skewers. Season
    kabobs with salt and pepper.

  • Grill over medium-hot coals 7 minutes per side or until desired degree
    of doneness.

  • Remove lamb from grill, cover and let stand 5 minutes.

  • Toss cooked pasta with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, roasted red
    peppers, olives and lemon peel.


Adapted from American Lamb Council Recipe