dish
Mediterranean Lamb with Minted Cucumber Sauce

4
Serves
160
Calories
12
Nutrients
14
Vitamins

Ingredients

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic , chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium cucumber , peeled and seeded
1 cup plain, non-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon fresh, finely chopped mint

Cooking Instructions

1. Mix together the lemon juice, chopped garlic, oregano and olive oil. Marinate the lamb chops in this mixture for about 30 minutes.

2. While the lamb is marinating, make the cucumber sauce. Puree the cucumber in a blender until chunky but not liquefied. Transfer the cucumber to a bowl and stir in the yogurt and mint.

3. Remove the lamb from the marinade. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Place the lamb chops on a broiler pan and broil 3 inches from the heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Turn and broil for an additional 3 minutes for medium rare, or 5 minutes for medium.

5. Serve 2 lamb chops per person topped with minted cucumber sauce.

Serving Size: 2 lamb chops with minted cucumber sauce

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size
0
Calories
160
Protein
18 g
Total Carbohydrate
7 g
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
0 g
Sugar
4 g
Total Fat
7 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
47 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
45 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
17 %
Percent Calories from Fat
39 %
Vitamin A
198 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
9 mg
Vitamin B6
1 mg
Vitamin B12
3 mcg
Biotin
0 mcg
Vitamin C
14 mg
Vitamin D
0 IU
Folate
4 mcg
Vitamin E
1 IU
Vitamin K
0 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
1 mg
Calcium
109 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
11 mg
Potassium
180 mg
Sodium
94 mg
Zinc
4 mg