Easter Dinner Lemon-Herb Grilled Lamb Chops with Orzo
Celebrate Easter with our festive lamb chop recipe. This entree is served with orzo and is sure to please your holiday dinner guests. Plus, it's made with fresh herbs from your AeroGarden!
8 (4-oz) lamb rib chops (or 4 (8-oz) loin chops)
1/3 cup olive oil
2 whole lemons, thinly sliced, ends removed
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp chopped fresh marjoram leaves
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 (16-oz) package orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
6 or more cherry tomatoes, chopped inhalf
1 cucumber, seeded and chopped
Combine all ingredients (except orzo, tomato and cucumber) in a large, zip-top plastic bag. Seal and chill 2 to 3 hours, turning bag occasionally. Preheat grill to medium-high. Remove lamb from marinade and discard marinade. Grill lamb chops 2 to 5 minutes per side, depending on desired doneness. (For loin chops, grill 5 to 8 minutes
Meanwhile, prepare the orzo according to the package instructions. Add the tomato and cucumber, stir,and season with salt. Serve chops over orzo mixture.
Enjoy your delicious Easter dinner!