Lamb Loin Chops with Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Total: 2 hr.
Shake off the winter blues with this delightful comfort food.


  • 2 5 oz lamb loin chops
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard
  • 4 baking potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup asiago cheese, grated
  • 1/2 quart heavy whipping cream
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  • Heat cast iron or heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat, until hot and barely smoking.
  • Brush lamb with oil and minced garlic; season liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Place in pan; cook for 3 minutes per side or until medium-rare.
  • Remove lamb from pan; let sit uncovered for 5 minutes.
  • Sauté Swiss chard in butter until wilted.
  • In a casserole dish, place potatoes in rows until bottom of dish is completely covered.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 of cheese, cream, salt, and pepper over the potatoes; making thin layers.
  • Spread Swiss chard evenly until covered.
  • Repeat layering five more times.
  • Cover top layer with rest of cheese; place garlic cloves evenly over the top.
  • Cover with plastic wrap, then with foil. Bake at 375°F for 1 hour.
  • Uncover and cook 20 minutes more until top has browned.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 462
  Calories from Fat 287 (62%)
(50%)Total Fat 32g
(74%)Saturated Fat 15g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(34%)Cholesterol 103mg
(13%)Sodium 321mg
(22%)Potassium 778mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(37%)Protein 18g
* 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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