Balsamic-Honey Glazed Lamb Chops

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 8 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 23 min.
Fruit and honey bring out the sweetness of these lamb chops. Serve with couscous or rice pilaf.


  • 8 American Lamb chops (shoulder or rib)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 small apples, figs or pears


  • Brush lamb chops with oil and sprinkle with thyme, pepper and salt. Cook in large skillet over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, turning once.
  • Heat vinegar and honey in another large skillet. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Core and cut apples or pears into 10 slices. If figs are used, cut them in half. Add fruit to bubbling mixture, turning to coat. Cook until the fruit is glazed and just tender.
  • Place browned lamb chops into the bubbling mixture. Turn the chops every minute to glaze with sauce. Cook to desired degree of doneness. Serve with glazed fruit and a drizzle of sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 673
  Calories from Fat 403 (60%)
(69%)Total Fat 45g
(93%)Saturated Fat 19g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 19g
(54%)Cholesterol 161mg
(18%)Sodium 436mg
(18%)Potassium 646mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 25g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(78%)Protein 39g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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