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Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Black Olives

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 6 hr. 35 min.
Total: 7 hr. 20 min.
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.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 616
  Calories from Fat 495 (80%)
(85%)Total Fat 55g
(108%)Saturated Fat 22g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
(37%)Cholesterol 112mg
(43%)Sodium 1038mg
(14%)Potassium 475mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)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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