Recipes and Cooking Minty Roasted Lamb Chops 3.4 (5) Add your rating & review The classic spring combo of lamb, mint, and peas is mimicked here in this easy dinner. After a flavor-packed rub of garlic, lemon and mint, the chops are simply roasted in the oven. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2007 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Roast Time: 17 mins Total Time: 37 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup snipped fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 8 lamb rib or loin chops, cut 1 inch thick 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 10 ounce frozen peas ¼ cup milk, half-and-half, or light cream ¼ teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt 2 tablespoon coarsely snipped fresh tarragon Melted butter (optional) Fresh herb sprigs (optional) 4 slices hearty bread, toasted Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In bowl combine mint, lemon peel, garlic, the 1teaspoon salt, and pepper. Place chops on rack in shallow roasting pan. Brush both sides of chops with olive oil. Press mint mixture on both sides of chops. Roast, uncovered, 17 to 20 minutes (145 degrees F for medium-rare, 160 degrees F for medium). Meanwhile, cook peas according to package directions. Drain. Place in food processor or blender. Add milk and 1/4teaspoon salt. Cover and process until nearly smooth. Transfer to bowl; stir in tarragon. Drizzle peas with melted butter; top with fresh herb sprigs. Place chops on bread slices alongside peas. Makes 4 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 377 Calories 17g Fat 12g Carbs 43g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 377 % Daily Value * Total Fat 17g 22% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 122mg 41% Sodium 811mg 35% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Total Sugars 5g Protein 43g Vitamin C 26mg 130% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 6.8mg 38% Potassium 807mg 17% Folate, total 40.3mcg Vitamin B-12 5.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.9mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.