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Lamb Chops with Couscous Recipe

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This recipe for Lamb Chops with Couscous, by , is from The POLITO Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Sunday, July 30, 2006



2/3 cup water
1 tsp. Olive oil
1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
cup Fresh mint leaves
cup Fresh basil leaves
Cup dry couscous

Boil water, oil and salt together in a saucepan. Stir in the herbs and cook 20 seconds.
Transfer mixture to a food processor and puree until smooth but still hot, about 10 seconds.
Pour over couscous in bowl; stir, then cover with plastic wrap. Let stand until liquid is absorbed, 4-5 min. Fluff with fork.


2 T. Olive oil
1 T. Minced fresh rosemary
1 T. Garlic minced
tsp. Kosher salt
1/4 tsp. Red pepper flakes
4 lamb loin chops

Combine oil, rosemary, garlic and seasonings for the lamb; rub onto chops. Grill for 5-6 min.
Garnish plates with sprigs of fresh mint leaves.

1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
2 T. Plain yogurt
1 T. Mayonnaise
1 T. Minced fresh chives
Juice of lemon
Pinch of sugar

Serve with tomato salad and grilled pita bread.

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