Lamb Chops with Orzo Pepper Salad
cloves garlic, chopped
pitted black olives, halved
scallions, thinly sliced
Red Bell Pepper, sliced
small lamb chops (rib or loin; ¾ inch thick; about 2 pounds)
kosher salt and black pepper
grated lemon zest, plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
chopped fresh mint
- Preheat a grill to medium high. In a shallow baking dish, combine first 5 ingredients, rub together, and let sit over night.
- Meanwhile, cook the orzo according to the package directions. Drain, and toss with remaining ingredients.
- Remove lamb and place on the grill. Grill all sides total 14-16 minutes. Remove, slice, and serve with salad mixture.