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Delicious Greek-Inspired Dinner: Authentic Flavors in Every Bite
Experience the savory taste of Greece with this easy and delicious dinner recipe. Perfect for a family gathering or a special night in, this meal is guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds with its authentic flavors.
- 1 lb. lamb chops
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. paprika
- 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by preheating your oven to 375°F.
- In a small bowl, mix together the oregano, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Rub the spice mix all over the lamb chops.
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onions and garlic and sauté until they are lightly golden and soft.
- Once the onions and garlic are cooked, add the seasoned lamb chops to the pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until they are browned.
- Remove the skillet from heat and pour in the red wine and lemon juice. Stir until it is combined with the pan juices.
- Move the skillet to the oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes, until the lamb is cooked to your desired level of doneness.
- Remove the lamb chops from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.
Enjoy Your Greek-Inspired Dinner!
Serve your lamb chops with a side of roasted potatoes, a traditional Greek salad, or your favorite vegetables. You’ll love the way the flavors come together, and your guests will be impressed by the authentic taste of Greece.