Saturday, March 01, 2008

MARCH CAME IN LIKE A LAMB! ~ GRILLED ROSEMARY LAMB CHOPS / GRILLED FRESH ASPARAGUS

~ Daffodil
(March Flower of the Month)

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GRILLED ROSEMARY LAMB CHOPS

~ Snow stopped! Light the grill and enjoy this succulent treat.

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6 Thick (1 1/2 inch) lamb chops

3 cloves minced garlic

1-2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

3 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary

1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme

3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

light sprinkle coarse salt

freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • Massage lamb chops with a little salt & pepper.
  • Combine garlic, Dijon, fresh lemon juice, rosemary and thyme. Whisk in olive oil and pour over chops. Marinate several hours (zip lock bag works well).
  • Allow to come to room temperature, remove from marinade, and grill to desired doneness. Serve with crisp salad and Grilled Fresh Asparagus.

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GRILLED FRESH ASPARAGUS

Toss asparagus spears with olive oil and a few splashes of balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with sea salt and cracked pepper. Grill until slightly caramelized.


7 comments:

Cabs said...

I am loving your combinations of flowers and recipes. What a wonderful idea! March was in like a Lion here. Have any recipes for that? lol!
Cheerio,
Carol

joey said...

Tough question, Carol ;) Love your humor ... you're a gal after my own heart!

T.R. said...

My gosh what a fantastic blog -- visually stimulate but leave you hungry! Brilliant!

Anna--Flowergardengirl said...

We are worried about the Lion part!! I'm seeing signs that maybe and just maybe we will have an early Spring in our area. Thanks for the recipe.

joey said...

Welcome t.r. ... you are very generous with your comments seeing the 'soul' of my site.

Catherine said...

Wonderful post's Joey! I love the daffodil shot's~gorgeous!
It's good to be back!, And I am enjoying catching up on all your beautiful post's!:D
Have a great week!
And a wonderful March!
Think Spring!
Hug's,
Cat

joey said...

So good to hear from you, Cat ... I've missed you :(

Happy Spring to you also :)