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Herb-Crusted Racks of Lamb

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 50 min.
Perfect for any special celebration, just serve this herbaceous lamb with a salad and you're set.


  • 2 racks of lamb (8 ribs each), trimmed
  • 3/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh dill weed, chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/4 cup fine, dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano leaves, chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • In a bowl, combine: parsley, onion, dill, bread crumbs, oregano, salt, and pepper; mix well. Rub mixture on outside of lamb racks.
  • Place lamb on broiler rack, bone-side down and in a shallow roasting pan. Roast 30 to 35 minutes in 375ºF oven, or to desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium, or 170ºF for well. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Internal temperature will rise approximately 10 degrees.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 551
  Calories from Fat 422 (77%)
(72%)Total Fat 47g
(102%)Saturated Fat 20g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 19g
(37%)Cholesterol 112mg
(21%)Sodium 514mg
(12%)Potassium 417mg
Total Carbohydrate 7g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 24g
* 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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