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Fettuccine pasta tossed with arugula and mint top grilled lamb chops in this delectable main dish recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
2 hrs
grill:
10 mins
Servings:
6
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Minty Pasta Salad with Lamb

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse; drain. Transfer to bowl; toss with oil and lemon peel. Prepare Mint-Herb Pesto. Add to pasta; toss. Set aside. (Pasta may be chilled up to 24 hours.)

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  • Meanwhile, sprinkle lamb lightly with salt and pepper. For a charcoal grill, place chops on rack directly over medium coals. Grill, uncovered, 10 minutes (145 degrees F for medium-rare), turning once. (For gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place chops on rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.)

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  • Toss pasta with arugula and mint. Top with grilled chops; sprinkle with pine nuts. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Minty Pasta Salad with Lamb)

365 calories; total fat 22g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 12g; cholesterol 53mg; sodium 218mg; potassium 434mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 3g; sugar 1g; protein 21g; vitamin a 486IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 6mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 113mcg; vitamin b12 2mcg; calcium 141mg; iron 5mg.

Mint-Herb Pesto

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  • In blender or food processor combine arugula, mint, basil, olive oil, pine nuts, lemon juice, and garlic. Cover; blend or process until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Add the pecorino cheese and crushed red pepper. Cover; blend or process until just combined. Season with salt and pepper.

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5 Ratings
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