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basque lamb chops with tomatoes and olives

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

The Basque country is the area on the Spanish/French border, in the Pyrenees. Spanish olives are green olives.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For basque lamb chops with tomatoes and olives

  • 6
    lamb rib chops
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/3 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 lb
    firm, ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 c
    Spanish olives, pitted and sliced

How To Make basque lamb chops with tomatoes and olives

  • 1
    Season chops with salt and pepper; dredge with flour.
  • 2
    Heat oil in heavy skillet over medium-high until it starts to shimmer.
  • 3
    Add chops and cook 2 - 5 minutes on each side. Transfer to heated platter.
  • 4
    Pour wine into skillet and scrape up brown bits. Stir in tomatoes and olives. Cook over medium heat for 4 - 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Spoon sauce over chops and serve.