Rosemary Cinnamon Lamb Chops

Servings 4 servings


  • 8 lamb chops
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate lamb chops overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • Place lamb chops in a large zipper-topped plastic bag.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients until well blended; pour mixture over lamb chops. Seal the bag and turn to coat lamb chops with marinade; refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • At time of cooking: Preheat outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH. Remove lamb chops from bag (discarding marinade and bag); grill for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked to desired level of doneness.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mashed Rutabagas: steam rutabagas and mash with a little coconut oil, salt, pepper and ground nutmeg to taste. Add a big spinach salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette on the side.
NUTRITION: per serving: 658 Calories; 57g Fat; 31g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 141mg Cholesterol; 578mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 9 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 18
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