Ruth likes to serve this streamlined supper at family functions.
"My parents raised sheep for more than 30 years, so I have several lamb recipes," she shares. "Not only are these chops tender, but they cook quickly."
While the lamb broils, Ruth sautes red pepper and zucchini to accompany it. "People always comment on this great combination," she assures.
I first started cooking in college and have continued to do so ever since. Grilling is what I like best, but I bake this rack of lamb in the oven for the best results.—Bob Paffenroth, Brookfield, Wisconsin
We've raised sheep for years, so lamb has been a staple entree in our house as well as a favorite to serve when company comes. We do our own butchering and can cut the meat any way, but we've found the rack yields a perfect amount of meat for just the two of us.
-Margery Bryan, Moses Lake, Washington
Roast lamb is a treat for our family at Easter Time and on other special occasions. Before putting the meat in the oven, I rub on a mixture of garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper, which enhances the flavor.
Whenever I prepare brown rice, I fix a big batch so I have extra to make this quick dish during the week," explains Michelle Armistead of Marlboro, New Jersey. Tender lamb is tossed with summer squash, tomatoes and mushrooms.
"This recipe is so easy and quick to prepare," notes Lorene Whittingham of Denver, Colorado. "We have lamb often on Saturday nights for dinner along with double-baked potatoes, tossed salad and a vegetable."