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Minted Pears and Lamb

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  Lamb shoulder chops 6 (3/4 Inch Thick)
  Canned pear halves 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon (Of 1 Large Lemon)
  Dried mint leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Diagonally slash outer edge of fat on lamb at 1-inch intervals to prevent curling.
Set oven control to broil and/or 550°.
Place lamb on rack in broiler pan.
Broil with tops 2 to 3 inches from heat until brown, about 6 minutes.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper; turn.
Broil until done, 5 to 7 minutes longer.
About 2 minutes before lamb is done, arrange pear halves, cut sides up, around lamb.
Mix margarine, lemon juice and mint; brush over pears.
Heat remaining margarine mixture; serve with lamb.
Fill pears with mint jelly if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3812 Calories from Fat 2702

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 301 g462.8%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1972.3 mg82.2%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g25.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.5%

Sugars 53.1 g

Protein 193 g385.7%

Vitamin A 44.4% Vitamin C 30.1%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 51%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Minted Pears And Lamb Recipe