Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Black Olives
The savory scent of tomatoes and rosemary wafts through the air—piquing your appetite for this healthy, Mediterranean feast.
- 2 lamb racks, trimmed
- 2 Tbs fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
- 2 tsp sea salt
- 2 tsp pepper
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 1/3 cup celery, chopped
- 1/3 cup onion, chopped
- 1/3 cup carrots, chopped
- Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Black Olives4 Roma tomatoes, cut into quarters
- 1 Tbs olive oil, divided
- 2 tsp fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 med cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 24 pitted black olives, cut into quarters
- Rub lamb racks with rosemary. Season lamb with salt and pepper. In large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Quickly brown racks on each side.
- Distribute vegetables in shallow roasting pan. Place lamb racks meat-side up on top of vegetables. Roast in 375°F oven for 30 to 45 minutes, or to desired degree of doneness: 145°F for medium-rare, 160°F for medium, and 170°F for medium well. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
- Internal temperature will rise approximately 10 degrees. Slice between the ribs and arrange on plates. Top with Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Black Olives (recipe follows).
- Serve with seasonal vegetables and crisp salad if desired.
- Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Black OlivesIn medium bowl combine tomatoes, 1 teaspoon oil, basil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour onto cookie sheet; spread out.
- Roast in a 175°F oven for 6 hours, stirring occasionally; cool. Combine with olives and remaining 2 teaspoons oil.
Calories from Fat 495 (80%)
(85%)Total Fat 55g
(108%)Saturated Fat 22g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
Total Carbohydrate 5g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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