Mushroom-Swiss Lamb Chops Recipe
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Mushroom-Swiss Lamb Chops Recipe

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Looking for something fast but impressive to serve company on a busy weeknight? “These lamb chops make a really nice, last-minute meal for guests,“ notes Candy McMenamin in Lexington, South Carolina. “I pick up the ingredients on the way home from work and usually finish off the menu with a green salad and new potatoes.“
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 lamb loin chops (2-inches thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup prepared Russian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 381 calories, 24g fat (10g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 624mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, trace fiber), 34g protein


  1. Sprinkle both sides of lamb chops with salt and pepper. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 10-15 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Stir in salad dressing. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Sprinkle cheese over lamb chops; broil 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with mushroom mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom-Swiss Lamb Chops in Simple & Delicious March/April 2006, p24

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

"If you have never tried a lamb chop, you need to try this recipe. Lamb has a very mild, delicate flavor and the sauce really goes well with the meat. Serve with long grain and wild rice and a green vegetable for a great meal!"

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