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Greek Lamb with Yogurt Mint Sauce30 Reviews Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten2010, Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?, All Rights ReservedSHOW:Barefoot ContessaEPISODE:Herb StoryGreek Lamb with Yogurt Mint SauceTotal Time:2 hr 49 minPrep:30 minInactive:2 hr 10 minCook:9 minYield:4 to 6 servingsLevel:EasyCATEGORIES Lamb Sauce GrillingIngredients4 large garlic cloves3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves1 1/2 teaspoons dried oreganoKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 lemons)1/2 cup good olive oil1/2 cup dry red wine2 racks of lamb, frenched and cut into 8 chops eachYogurt Mint Sauce, recipe followsYogurt Mint Sauce:6 scallions, white and green parts, chopped1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves2 tablespoons minced fresh dillPinch crushed red pepper flakes1 tablespoon good olive oil1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice7 ounces Greek-style yogurt (recommended: Fage Total)1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperDirectionsPlace the garlic, rosemary, oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 3/4 teaspoon pepper in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade and pulse until the herbs are finely minced. Add the lemon juice, olive oil, and red wine and combine. Place the chops in a glass or ceramic dish just large enough to hold them in a single layer. Pour the marinade over the chops, turning to coat both sides. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours but preferably overnight.When ready to cook, prepare a grill with one layer of hot coals or turn a gas grill to medium-high heat. Remove the lamb from the marinade, sprinkle generously with salt and pepper, and grill for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove to a platter, cover tightly with aluminum foil, and set aside to rest for 10 minutes. Serve hot with the cold Yogurt Mint Sauce.Yogurt Mint Sauce:Place the scallions, mint, dill, red pepper flakes, olive oil, and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade and puree until it”s a coarse paste. Add the yogurt, salt, and pepper and pulse until combined. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for a few hours to allow the flavors to develop.PAIRS WELL WITHCabernet SauvignonRich, intense red wineFind easy pairings for your favorite recipes, Bobby”s perfect picks and party ideas.Wine 101: Get All the BasicsYOU MIGHT ALSO LIKEPerfect Fried Egg – Tutorial RecipeFood Network 5 Weeknight MealsFood Network Hash Brown Casserole RecipeFood Network Pat”s Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry RecipeFood Network Healthy Italian DishesFood Network Crowd-Pleasing CakesFood NetworkRecommended byMore Recipes and Ideas:Greek Lamb Stew, Fire Roasted Baby … , Asian Lollipop Lamb Chops, Easy Mexican, Grilled Pork Chop Recipes, Grilled Salmon Recipes, Easy Southwestern, Easy Casserole, Grilled Steak Recipes30REVIEWSYour Rating:(Required)Sort by: muddydoggersMade this recipe with 10 chops that were leftover from a New Year”s Eve crown roast of lamb dinner the night before. The chops were medium rare when I marinated them for about 6 hours. I flash-grilled the pre-cooked chops on medium-high for 90 seconds on each side. If ever in the position of having leftover lamb chops again, this will be my go-to recipe!2 JanFlagLoveiscookingI will definitely try this recipe as I am a fan of tasty lamb chops; however, I am not a connoisseur of wine. What brand of red wine has been good to use with this recipe? Unfortunately I missed the view of the bottle that Contessa used.11 SepFlagsgermain08Amazing!16 JunFlagDavid P.BEST LAMB EVER HAD!! So says my wife, and I agree. The marinade is beyond delicious with the lamb. Regarding the yogurt sauce: my processor did not make a paste but rather finely chopped ingredients….and that was perfectly fine. Loved it. This is a must have recipe for lamb lovers and a great way to introduce lamb to those who have not had the pleasure.27 Jan 13Flag1 person found this helpful.zydyFive stars for the taste Contessa, and all without the kosher (just salt. Can”t imagine the kosher taste. Can you describe it please. Does it taste like blood.24 Jan 13Flagben413Awesome recipe….it”s a hit in the parties29 Jun 12Flagdavisbk_7435933This recipe is great! I make it frequently following the recipe closely. However, this week the butcher was out of racks of lamb so I substituted lamb chops which were about 1.25 inches thick. It was equally delicious if not even better… I often omit the dill from the sauce as I don”t often use dill and don”t like to waste food. The sauce is still wonderful without the dill. I always pair the dish with basmati rice. What a fabulous taste combination… I definitely recommend this recipe who likes lamb.29 Apr 12Flag1 person found this helpful.anna645This recipe is delicious. I made it the other night for dinner. The marinade for the lamb smells and tastes amazing. I marinaded the lamb chops for over two hours. Next time I will try marinading it overnight. The lamb chops were great and paired together with the mint sauce, the flavor was outstanding. The mint and lamb go together so well. I would definitely recommend this recipe to anyone who enjoys lamb with a twist.31 Jan 12Flag2 people found this helpful.lillian_pienVery flavorful. I would recommend that you make the yogurt sauce the same time you start marinating the lamb chops so the flavors could come together. Giving the sauce some overnight time gave it even more flavor.9 Jan 12Flag1 person found this helpful.amanda crumpDelicious! So much flavor in every bite. I loved the yogurt sauce and I used no fat yogurt. There was plenty left over so I am using it with chicken that I boiled and it will be chicken salad sandwiches.8 Jan 12FlagON TV FULL TV SCHEDULEON NOWDiners, Drive-Ins and Dives6:30|5:30cON TONIGHTRestaurant: Impossible10|9cWHAT”S HOTWorst Cooks in AmericaCulinary boot camp is backMondays 9|8cGET COOKINGFamily FavoritesFind simple, delicious recipes for every night of the week.Kid-Approved EatsIn the KitchenEnjoy on-the-go access to your favorite FN recipes with our top-rated app.Download NowSHARPEN YOUR SKILLSSimple How-TosTop Food VideosLATEST RECIPES FROM FN DISH ALL POSTSA Colorful and Flavorful Rendition on Braised Bratwursts and Cabbage3 Hours agoBest 5 Shrimp Scampi Recipes5 Hours ago10 New Ways to Eat CarrotsFeb 25, 2014Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/greek-lamb-with-yogurt-mint-sauce-recipe.html?oc=linkback

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