Pesto Lamb Chops With Fresh Asparagus

AuthorLGCCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate

Nothing beats the robust flavors in both lamb and pesto, combining the two will have you craving for more.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time10 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins


 8 1 inch Loin or Lamb Chops
 ½ tsp Sea Salt
 24 pinches Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
 ½ cup Dorsano's Pesto (Reserve 1/4 cup)
 1 lb Asparagus (Woody ends trimmed 2 inches up from base of stalk)
 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil



Season lamb chops with 1/4 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Spread pesto over chops. Cover, marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.


Prepare an outdoor grill for grilling. Grill the lamb chops, turning once 8 minutes for medium rare, 10 minutes for medium. Brush asparagus with oil and season with remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Place over direct heat and grill asparagus 3 to 4 minutes turning frequently, until crisp-tender.


Transfer the chops and asparagus to plates. Drizzle the asparagus with a little oil and sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Garnish the lamb with the remaining pesto.

Pesto Lamb Chops With Fresh Asparagus
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