Fresh Mint & Garlic American Lamb Loin Chops with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes & Green Beans


June 24, 2022

Recipe provided by the American Lamb Board (Fresh Mint and Garlic American Lamb Loin Chops with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Green Beans | American Lamb).



4 cloves Garlic, minced

1 Shallot, minced

1/2 bunch Parsley, chopped

1/2 bunch Mint leaves, chopped

1/2 cup Extra-virgin olive oil

2 tbsp Red wine vinegar

1/2 tsp Kosher salt

1 tsp Black pepper

8 Lamb loin chops


1/4 cup Olive oil, divided

1 1/2 lbs Fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise

4 cloves Garlic, crushed

1 tsp Fresh thyme, chopped

1 tbsp Kosher salt

1 tbsp Freshly ground pepper

Green Beans

Kosher salt

1/2 lb Green beans, stems removed

1 tbsp Butter

Freshly ground black pepper



1In bowl, add garlic, shallot, herbs, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk to combine. Place lamb chops into a bowl and add 3/4 cup of marinade (reserve remaining marinade for sauce). Mix to coat thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2Grill lamb to desired temperature (medium-rare is recommended). Remove from heat and allow the lamb chops to rest for 5 minutes. Drizzle chops with the reserved mint and garlic sauce. Serve with roasted potatoes and green beans.


1Place a sheet pan in the oven and preheat to 425°F. In a bowl, combine 1/8 cup of olive oil and remaining ingredients. Toss to coat potatoes. Pour 1/8 cup olive oil onto hot sheet pan and allow to heat for 1 minute. Place potatoes onto hot sheet pan and roast for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Green Beans

1In large pot, add 1 tablespoon salt and 2 quarts water; bring to a boil. Add green beans and cook until tender, approximately 4 minutes. Remove beans from water, place into bowl with butter and toss to coat. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.