Lamb Chops alla Fiorentina with Crispy Potatoes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 35 min.
Total: 50 min.
A staple at any Italian restaurant—serve this savory meat and potatoes dish anytime you want to impress, but not spend hours in the kitchen.


  • 4 lamb loin chops, 1 1/2-inches thick
  • 1 lb new potatoes, quartered
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary


  • Generously season the potatoes and lamb chops with oil, salt, and pepper.
  • On a rimmed baking sheet, roast potatoes at 425ºF for 20 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, brown lamb chops over high heat on both sides, 5 to 6 minutes total.
  • Add the lamb chops to the baking sheet with potatoes; continue to roast until the chops are medium-rare, 2 minutes longer.
  • Add garlic and rosemary to the fat in the skillet; toast over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • Pour the seasoned oil over the chops and potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 270
  Calories from Fat 153 (57%)
(26%)Total Fat 17g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(2%)Sodium 48mg
(15%)Potassium 521mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(29%)Protein 15g
* 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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