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Grilled Lamb Chops

Lamb is great for the Easter season and a treat for any other time of the year. Lamb chops are a lean cut that are easily cooked on the grill. They are a good option to try when you get tired of the usual chicken and beef.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 lamb piece

  • Calories 190
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Protein 22 g
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Sugar 0 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Sodium 350 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

2 frenched lamb racks, about 1 ½ pounds, trimmed of fat
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
½ teaspoon salt
Pinch ground pepper
2 sprigs fresh rosemary (about 1 inch each)

Instructions

  1. Cut each lamb rack into four pieces with two bones, leaving one bone with an equal amount of meat.
  2. Combine olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and rosemary. Fully coat lamb ribs and marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat your grill and cook the chops over even heat. Flip chops over to cook both sides. Use a meat thermometer to check when the racks are done.

From The Diabetic Chef’s Year-Round Cookbook by Chris Smith

Photo: Grilled Lamb Chops from The Diabetic Chef's Year-Round Cookbook. Taran Z Photography.

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