Dried Cranberry & Apricot Braised Lamb Chops
  • Gluten Free

    Gluten Free

  • Dairy Free

    Dairy Free

Dried Cranberry & Apricot Braised Lamb Chops

This is a lovely meal that everyone will swoon over. The kitchen will be wafting with the sweet, comforting aroma of luscious red wine and dried fruit, perfect for any family get together.

ingredients

  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lamb shoulder chops (cut about 1” thickness)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 cloves of garlic, quartered
  • 8 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 C Zinfandel or Pinot Noir
  • ½ C Made In Nature Organic Apricots, quartered
  • ½ C Made In Nature Organic Cranberries
  • 1 C low-sodium beef broth

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place olive oil into a large skillet, over low-medium heat. Season the lamb chops with salt and pepper and then add to the skillet along with the garlic and thyme sprigs.
  2. Cook lamb, turning once until browned – About 6 minutes.
  3. Next add the red wine, Made In Nature apricots and cranberries to the skillet and bring to a boil. Cook over a medium heat until the amount of wine has been reduced – About 5 minutes.
  4. Add the beef broth to the skillet and bring to a boil. Cover partially and simmer over a medium to low heat until the lamb is tender and the sauce has thickened – About 20 minutes.
  5. Turn the lamb chops 1 to 2 times during cooking. Discard the thyme sprigs and serve. Garnish the lamb chops with the dried fruit reduction sauce and fresh thyme sprigs.

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