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Lamb Chops With Almond Pesto

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Ingredients
  Lamb chops 12 , french trimmed
  For pesto  
  Basil leaves 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon, toasted
  Ground almonds 100 Gram
  Extra virgin olive oil 175 Milliliter
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
For salad
  Lemons 2 (Use Finely Grated Zest And Juice)
  Red onion 1 , finely chopped
  Bulgur wheat 250 Gram, cooked
  Red pepper 1 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Cucumber 1 , deseeded and finely diced
  Olive oil 125 Milliliter
Directions

MAKING
1. Rub chops with oil and season both sides generously.
2. With a blender, prepare a mixture of basil leaves with ground almonds, pine nuts and garlic.
3. Slowly add oil as drops amidst blending to prepare a thick paste.
4. Take a bowl, add grated lemon zest, lemon juice, red onion, bulgur wheat, red pepper, deseeded & finely chopped, cucumber, deseeded & finely diced and olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.
5. Take a griddle, heat to smoking, add chops and cook for about 8 to 10 min, turning halfway through or till meat turns pale pink.

SERVING
5. Spoon pesto over salad and top with chops. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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