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Lamb Chops With Minted Spaghetti Squash

Seared Lamb Chops With Minted Spaghetti Squash
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut ½ inch from both ends of the squash and cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Microwave the squash on a plate, cut-side down, on high until tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the lamb with the cumin, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Cook the lamb to desired doneness, 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  5. Scoop out and discard the squash seeds. With a fork, gently scrape the strands of the flesh into a bowl.
  6. Toss the squash with the scallions, mint, remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Serve with the lamb.
By October, 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 325
  • Fat 18g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 68mg
  • Sodium 597mg
  • Protein 23g
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Fiber 5g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Parsley
Exceedingly mild, spaghetti squash benefits from the addition of fresh herbs. If you don’t have mint, try parsley, basil, tarragon, or chives.

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