Lamb Chops With Grape Tomatoes and Cheese

This is a great during-the-week dinner, Use of multicoloured tomatoes gives this dish some extra pizzazz.

 

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp. chopped, fresh oregano, divided
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 4 lamb chops about 3/4 inch thick each
  • 1 x 12 oz.container of grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup coarsely crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

Whisk together 1/2 cup olive oil, red wine vinegar, lime juice, minced garlic, 2 tbsp. oregano and ground cumin in a small bowl. Season with a little salt and freshly ground pepper.

Transfer 1/2 cup to a larger bowl and marinate the lamb chops for about 30 minutes, turning often. Add the tomatoes to the remaining dressing, tossing to coat.

Heat the remaining oil in a skillet and saute the chops until browned on both sides for medium (about 4 minutes each side). Transfer to 4 dinner plates.

With a slotted spoon transfer the tomatoes to the same skillet and cook until they just start to wrinkle ( 2 minutes). Top the chops with the remaining dressing, feta cheese and red onion slices.

Now who is the hero at your house?  Uhuh!

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