Herbed Lamb Chops with Couscous

lamb_chops

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 lamb chops, trimmed of fat
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat couscous
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill

Directions:

In a large bowl, stir together the garlic, parsley, and salt. Place the lamb chops in the bowl, coat the chops with the garlic mixture. Cook the lamb chops in the olive oil in a nonstick skillet until done. 6-8 minutes per side.

Cook the couscous according to package directions. When couscous is done, fluff with a fork. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese, lemon juice, and dill. Toss until all  ingredients are incorporated into the couscous.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving size, 2 chops and one quarter of the couscous.
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 368
  • Fat 14 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Carbohydrates 24 g
  • Protein 38 g
  • Folate 21 mcg
  • Cholesterol 124 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Vitamin A 800 IU
  • Vitamin C 17 mg
  • Calcium 104 mg
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Sodium 385 mg
  • Potassium 454 mg