Lamb Loin Chops with Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin
Shake off the winter blues with this delightful comfort food.
- 2 5 oz lamb loin chops
- 2 oz olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 5 cloves garlic
- 1 bunch Swiss chard
- 4 baking potatoes, thinly sliced
- 1 cup asiago cheese, grated
- 1/2 quart heavy whipping cream
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Heat cast iron or heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat, until hot and barely smoking.
- Brush lamb with oil and minced garlic; season liberally with salt and pepper.
- Place in pan; cook for 3 minutes per side or until medium-rare.
- Remove lamb from pan; let sit uncovered for 5 minutes.
- Sauté Swiss chard in butter until wilted.
- In a casserole dish, place potatoes in rows until bottom of dish is completely covered.
- Sprinkle 1/3 of cheese, cream, salt, and pepper over the potatoes; making thin layers.
- Spread Swiss chard evenly until covered.
- Repeat layering five more times.
- Cover top layer with rest of cheese; place garlic cloves evenly over the top.
- Cover with plastic wrap, then with foil. Bake at 375°F for 1 hour.
- Uncover and cook 20 minutes more until top has browned.
Calories from Fat 287 (62%)
(50%)Total Fat 32g
(74%)Saturated Fat 15g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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