American Lamb Chops with Za’atar & Olive Oil Dip


June 28, 2022

Recipe provided by Lamb Chops with Za'atar and Olive Oil Dip - Foodness Gracious, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (American Lamb Chops with Za’atar and Olive Oil Dip | American Lamb).

Cook time: 18 minutes

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


1/4 cup Greek yogurt

3 tbsp Za'atar spice, divided

6 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil, divided

1/4 tsp Salt

1 tsp Black pepper

1 Pack Ancient Grain Flatout Foldit's

1/4 cup Italian seasoning

2 rack American lamb shoulder chops


1Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2In a small bowl combine the Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of Za’atar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix and set aside.

3Cut the Flatout Foldit’s in the middle and then cut each side into quarters.

4Place them on a baking tray and drizzle with one tbsp of olive oil and the remaining 1 tbsp of Za’atar.

5Bake in the oven for about 5-7 minutes.

6Rub the lamb with the remaining 3 tbsp of olive oil and then coat with the Italian seasoning.

7Heat a large pan big enough to hold at least one rack of lamb and warm on high heat.

8Place each rack into the pan and sear on each side for a few minutes until brown. Increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees.

9Transfer the lamb to a baking tray and roast in the oven for about 18-20 for med-rare or if you prefer medium, 25-30 minutes.

10Once the lamb has cooked, let it rest covered with foil before slicing into chops and serving with the Flatout Foldit chips and greek yogurt dip.