Lamb Chops with Tomato,Red Onion and Mozzarella Salad Lamb Chops with Tomato,Red Onion and Mozzarella Salad

Lamb Chops with Tomato,Red Onion and Mozzarella Salad

Simple supper or lunch. Barbecued lamb chops with lemon and rosemary served with a fresh mozzarella and tomato salad.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
20 minutes

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 lean lamb chops or cutlets
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 15-30ml/1-2tbsp freshly chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 250g/9oz small cherry or plum tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 175g/6oz baby Mozzarella balls, drained
  • Small handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 45ml/3tbsp olive oil
  • 15-30ml/1-2tbsp Balsamic vinegar

Method

  1. Place the chops on a chopping board, season and sprinkle on both sides with the rosemary and lemon zest.
  2. Cook under a preheated moderate grill for 12-16 minutes, turning occasionally or on a prepared barbecue.
  3. Meanwhile, place all the salad ingredients in a large bowl. Put the dressing ingredients into a screw-topped jar and shake until combined. Pour over the salad.
  4. Serve the chops with the salad and crusty bread.