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Athena’s Lamb Chops

Servings 4 people


  • 8 lamb chops 4-oz.
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or use olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped olives green or red
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate lamb chops overnight or for at least 5 hours (see recipe).
  • Place lamb chops in a large baking pan coated with melted ghee (or olive oil).
  • In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients (cherry tomatoes through black pepper); pour mixture over lamb chops. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or for at least 5 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 385 degrees.
  • Roast lamb chops for 30 to 40 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers at least 130 degrees.
  • Serve 2 chops per person.


NUTRITION: per serving 662 Calories; 56g Fat; 30g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 150mg Cholesterol; 238mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 9 Fat. Points: 18
SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby Brussels sprouts and Faux-Tay-toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with a little ghee (or olive oil), salt and pepper till you get a mashed potatoes texture).
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