American Lamb Lollipops with Festive Sauces

American Lamb Lollipops with Festive Sauces

   8 SERVINGS    15 MINUTE PREP TIME (PLUS REST TIME OF 1 HOUR     35 MINUTE COOK TIME

Ingredients for Lamb

1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 Cedar Springs or Shepherd’s Pride racks, frenched

Ingredients for Minted Tomato Sauce

1 clove garlic, crushed with a
little salt
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 to 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 to 3 tomatoes, crushed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped mint

Directions for Lamb

  1. Combine mustard, vinegar, oil, rosemary, garlic and salt. Place the lamb in a roasting or sheet pan with the ribs curving down; coat the tops with the mustard mixture. Allow to stand for 1 hour at room temperature.
  2. Roast the lamb at 450°F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; cover with aluminum foil. Allow to sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Cut into individual ribs; serve with Minted Tomato Sauce and prepared pesto sauce.

Directions for Sauce

In a food processor, combine garlic, water, oil, oregano, vinegar, tomatoes, lemon juice and mint; blend for 1 minute. Enjoy American Lamb Lollipops today!

Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board

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