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Easy Rack of Lamb

A roasted rack of lamb is the perfect showstopper. If working with lamb isn't something you do often, it can seem intimidating. But trust us, it's really simple.

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Prep Time

        Prep time: 10 minutes
        Cook time: 40 minutes
        Yield: Serves 8


        3 cloves garlic
    •    1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
    •    lemon wedges, for serving
    •    2 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil
    •    freshly ground black pepper
    •    3 tbsps fresh rosemary leaves
    •    freshly chopped parsley, for garnish
    •    1/2 tsp kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling
    •    2 (8 ribs) frenched racks of lamb (about 1 1/4 lb. each)


  1. In a food processor, pulse garlic, rosemary, thyme, and salt until minced. Drizzle in olive oil and process until a paste forms.
  2. Place lamb on a large rimmed baking sheet and season all over with salt and pepper. Coat tops with herb rub and let sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°. Roast lamb 25 to 30 minutes for medium-rare, or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 125°.
  4. Tent with foil and let rest 15 minutes before carving into chops.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

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