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Grilled Lamb Chops with Marinated Potatoes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 2 hr. 10 min.
Total: 2 hr. 50 min.
Colorful, jewel-like potatoes pair beautifully with succulent lamb.


  • 12 lamb loin chops
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 2 sprigs rosemary, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Black pepper, coarsely ground
  • Marinated Potatoes3/4 lb russet potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • 3/4 lb Purple Majesty potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • 3/4 lb Yukon gold potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • 3/4 lb Mountain Rose potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, quartered
  • 1 sprig rosemary, about 6 inches long
  • 1 tsp sage, chopped
  • 1 tsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp shallots, minced
  • 1/2 cup California dried mission figs, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp sherry vinegar
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste


  • Lamb ChopsRub lamb with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, and black pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours to marinate.
  • Marinated PotatoesIn an 8 x 1-inch oblong baking dish, combine potatoes, oil, garlic and, rosemary sprig; roast at 250°F for 2 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  • When potatoes are done, remove and discard the rosemary sprig and the 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.
  • Lightly salt and pepper the lamb chops to taste. Place on hot grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness.
  • Spoon approximately 3/4 cup marinated potatoes onto serving plate and arrange lamb chops on top. Garnish with fresh herbs.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 365
  Calories from Fat 169 (46%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(3%)Sodium 72mg
(29%)Potassium 1012mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 21g
* 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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