Lamb Chops and Potatoes with Olives, Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
•3 large russet potatoes, peeled, each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges
•2 tablespoons olive oil
•1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried
•1 tablespoon chopped garlic
•8 1-inch-thick loin lamb chops
•1/2 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
•1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
•1/3 cup chopped pitted black brine-cured olives
Preheat oven to 450°F. Combine potatoes, oil and half of rosemary on large rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast until potatoes are almost tender, about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, press garlic and remaining rosemary onto both sides of lamb chops; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Arrange lamb on baking sheet next to potatoes. Roast until potatoes are tender and lamb is cooked to desired doneness, about 18 minutes for medium-rare. Mound potatoes in center of platter. Surround with lamb chops. Sprinkle with tomatoes, cheese and olives and serve.
Credit: Bon Appétit | May 1998