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Grilled lamb chops with olive mash

Grilled lamb chops with olive mash

Recipes don't have to be complicated to taste delicious and these grilled lamb chops with olive mash is a case in point

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: Under 30 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 lean lamb chops or cutlets
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 5ml/1tsp dried oregano
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon

For the olive mash:

  • 450g/1lb potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 60ml/2tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped or 5ml/1tsp garlic paste or purée
  • 50g/2oz green or black olives, drained and finely chopped
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley

What you do:

  1. For the olive mash; boil the potatoes until tender, drain and mash with the seasoning, olive oil and garlic.  Stir through the olives and parsley.
  2. Meanwhile, place the lamb on a chopping board and season with salt and pepper.  Sprinkle on both sides with the oregano and lemon zest.
  3. Cook the chops under a preheated grill for 12-16 minutes, turning once.
  4. Serve the chops with the mash and seasonal vegetables.

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