Rosemary roast chops & potatoes

Rosemary roast chops & potatoes

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This one-pan supper only requires some quick assembling- pack in the Mediterranean flavours then let the oven do the work

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal754
  • fat48g
  • saturates21g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein36g
  • salt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 lamb chops
  • 1kg potatoes, chopped into small chunks
    Potato

    Potato

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    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 4 rosemary sprigs
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

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    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 4 garlic cloves, left whole
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

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    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

Method

  1. Turn the oven to fan 200C/ conventional 220C/gas 7. Heat half the oil in a flameproof roasting tin or ovenproof sauté pan. Brown the lamb for 2 minutes on each side, then lift out of the pan and set aside. Add the rest of the oil to the pan, add the potatoes, then fry for 4-5 minutes, until starting to brown. Add the rosemary and garlic, then return the lamb to the pan, too.

  2. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes, then scatter over the tomatoes and drizzle with the balsamic vinegar. Place back in the oven for 5 minutes, until the tomatoes just begin to split. Remove from the oven and serve straight from the dish.

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HV1
20th Feb, 2016
You need the oil, no such thing as olive oil making you fat
nayaths
10th Oct, 2011
This is definately one of our family faves. I make this on a regular basis. It goes great with the sunday lunch with all the trimmings or on its own with some steamed veg as something comforting mid week, its great! Ive mixed it up by adding different roastable veg in it such as carrots or sweet potato and I think it goes realy well
chrisratcliffe
29th May, 2011
5.05
This is delicious. I also used lamb steaks and added an extra 20mins in the oven. Will definitely do this again
athalour
9th May, 2011
5.05
Scrumptious! Since I was using giant garlic cloves, I chopped the cloves up a bit to spread them out. Awesome comfort food.
debbieknight123
22nd Apr, 2011
5.05
love this recipe use it all the time
georgie10
28th Mar, 2011
I cooked this for my family, it was lovely. i made some jus to go with it, made with red wine, a veg stock cube and a knob of butter it was nice poured over the chops. The potatoes came out really tasty with the tomatoes etc. mmm.... will cook it again and again
whitbybunny
14th Mar, 2011
Cooked this yesterday and it was gorgeous. Made a couple of tweeks for personal preference which were leaving the potatoes to fry for 15 minutes until brown and crispy and reducing the amount of garlic as my children aren't over fond of it. Great meal, lovely break from the typical Sunday roast.
ahowes
7th Jan, 2011
5.05
I have made this recipe many times and everyone loves it
pennyrid
31st Oct, 2010
5.05
Very easy and delicious. Can substitute the tomatoes for other veg (eg courgettes) just as well. Family favourite now.
tramtrish
23rd Sep, 2010
2.05
I was disappointed after all the excited comments. Used lamb steaks rather than chops. Just found it a bit dull.

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