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Fresh Herb and Parmesan Lamb Chops

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 35 min.
Total: 55 min.
"It's all in the seasoning," certainly describes this tantalizing main course.


  • 4 lamb chops (shoulder or rib)
  • 1 Tbs garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 Tbs oil
  • Dijon-style or coarse mustard, as needed


  • In the work bowl of a food processor, add garlic powder, Parmesan, bread crumbs, parsley, basil, tarragon, thyme, and rosemary.
  • Pulse several times to blend.
  • Preheat a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat; add oil.
  • Immediately place lamb in pan; sear on all sides then remove from pan.
  • Coat lamb with a generous amount of Dijon or coarse mustard; press lamb into bread crumb mixture to coat.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet; bake at 400°F to desired doneness.
  • Cook times will vary depending on thickness of chops.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 595
  Calories from Fat 376 (63%)
(65%)Total Fat 42g
(88%)Saturated Fat 18g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
(46%)Cholesterol 137mg
(21%)Sodium 499mg
(16%)Potassium 566mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(78%)Protein 39g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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