Greek Lamb Chops with Tomato Salad

Greek Lamb Chops with Tomato Salad

Greek Lamb Chops with Tomato Salad

By: Georgia Harding

These flavoursome chops are a favourite of mine with wonderful herbs and fresh lemon and topped with a fresh Greek salad.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 60mL olive oil
  • Juice & zest 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 lamb loin chops, or French cutlets
  • 150g kalamata olives
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 200g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ bunch fresh parsley, leaves plucked from stems
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon, 1 half juiced, other half cut into wedges
  • 60mL olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Method


  • Make the marinade by mixing all the ingredients together and tossing through the chops.
  • Leave in an airtight container or covered in the fridge overnight. Or if short on time, marinade for an hour out of the fridge (covered).
  • It’s important to allow the lamb to come down to room temperature before cooking, so if your chops have marinated in the fridge, take them out of the fridge for 30-60 mins.
  • Heat the barbecue chargrill or cast-iron pan to a high heat.
  • Cook the chops on each side until nicely charred or to your liking. I like to cook lamb medium and then rest it for 10 mins or so before serving.
  • Make the salad by combining ingredients together in a bowl.
  • To make the dressing, combine the juice of half the lemon, olive oil and mustard in a jar. Dress the salad just prior to serving.
  • I serve the salad over the lamb as the flavours combine so beautifully, but you can serve on the side if you prefer.

  

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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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