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Easy Lemon Lamb Chops Recipe With Mint Garbanzo Couscous

Fast & Easy Dinner: Lamb Chops With Couscous Pilaf

Couscous has recently become one of my favorite pantry staples. It's wonderfully quick-cooking and can be seasoned with just about anything. In this recipe, canned tomatoes, garbanzo beans, and fresh mint give the couscous a Mediterranean feel. The couscous is paired with a lemon-peppery lamb chop that's succulent to eat and simple to make. Don't feel limited by the recipe; it's actually highly adaptable. Substitute chicken for the lamb, black beans for the garbanzos, and cilantro for the mint, and you've got a totally different dish. To learn the versatile technique,


Lamb Chops With Couscous Pilaf

Lamb Chops With Couscous Pilaf

Easy Lemon Lamb Chops Recipe With Mint Garbanzo Couscous 2010-01-25 15:35:58


  1. 2 tsp salt-free lemon and pepper seasoning (McCormick)
  2. 2 1⁄2 tsp ground cumin
  3. 4 shoulder lamb chops, 3⁄4 in. thick
  4. 2 tsp olive oil
  5. 1 can (15.5 oz) chickpeas, rinsed
  6. 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with sweet onion
  7. 1 cup water
  8. 1 box (5.8 oz) roasted garlic & olive oil couscous mix
  9. 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint


  1. Mix lemon pepper seasoning and 2 tsp ground cumin in small cup; rub on both sides of lamb chops.
  2. Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chops 3 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  3. Meanwhile, heat chickpeas, tomatoes, water, couscous spice packet and remaining 1⁄2 tsp cumin in 2-qt saucepan until boiling. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes; stir in mint.
  4. Serve the chops along side the couscous.

Serves 4.

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MyssCC914 MyssCC914 7 years
Sounds delicious and easy to make!
fuschialeader fuschialeader 7 years
Lamb chops are reallly delicious I first ate mine at a Kabob restraunt...YUM
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