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Lamb Loin Chops with Heirloom Tomato Salad

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 10 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    8 x lamb loin chops, trimmed
    •    1 tbsp olive oil

Heirloom Tomato Salad:

    •    800g mixed heirloom tomatoes, sliced
    •    400g can of chickpeas, rinsed
    •    ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
    •    2 tbsp red wine vinegar
    •    Pinch of caster sugar
    •    1 cup fresh ricotta
    •    1 cup small basil leaves


  1. Preheat a chargrill to moderately high. Brush the lamb with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  2. For the salad, combine oil, vinegar and sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Lay tomatoes in a single layer on a platter and scatter with chickpeas and ricotta.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and top with basil leaves. Serve with lamb.

This great family recipe is thanks to Australian Lamb Recipes at


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