Grilled Lamb Chops with Marinated Potatoes
Serve a hearty meal with flavorful grilled lamb chops and an array of brilliantly colored potatoes.
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: The different varieties of potatoes in this dish all are packed with 45% of your daily vitamin C and are a great source of potassium.

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  • Recipe From: Tennessee Home & Farm

Ingredients

Lamb Chops:

  • 12 lamb loin chops
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 2 sprigs rosemary, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • coarsely ground black pepper

Marinated Potatoes:

  • ¾ pound Russet potatoes, cut to ½-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • ¾ pound Purple Majesty potatoes, cut into ½-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • ¾ pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ½-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • ¾ pound Mountain Rose potatoes, cut into ½-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, quartered
  • 1 sprig rosemary, about 6 inches long
  • 1 teaspoon sage, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons shallots, minced
  • ½ cup dried mission figs, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

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Instructions

  1. Rub lamb with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice and black pepper. Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate for 4 hours to marinate.
  2. In an 8×1-inch oblong baking dish, combine potatoes, oil, garlic and rosemary sprig; roast at 250 degrees for 2 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  3. When potatoes are done, remove and discard rosemary sprig and garlic. Drain excess olive oil and discard. Gently combine sage, parsley, shallots, figs and sherry vinegar. For a more tangy flavor, add additional vinegar. Set aside.
  4. Lightly salt and pepper the lamb chops to taste. Place on hot grill; cook 4-5 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness.
  5. Spoon approximately ¾ cup marinated potatoes on serving plate and arrange lamb chops on top. Garnish with fresh herbs.

Tips & Notes

To maintain the vibrant colors of the potatoes after dicing, submerge them in cold water until ready to cook.

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