These lemon and herb grilled lamb chops with mint pesto are perfect for a fresh and flavorful dinner option. The combination of bright, zesty lemon juice and fresh herbs like oregano and parsley will have your taste buds dancing, while the creamy mint pesto topping takes these lamb chops to the next level.


  • 8 lamb chops
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Mint Pesto Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  3. Rub the mixture onto both sides of each lamb chop.
  4. Place the lamb chops onto the grill and cook for about 3-4 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  5. While the lamb chops are grilling, make the mint pesto. In a food processor, combine the mint leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pulse until everything is finely chopped.
  6. With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto is smooth and creamy.
  7. Once the lamb chops are done, remove them from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes.
  8. Serve the lamb chops with a dollop of mint pesto on top.


  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the lamb chops in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of garlic, lemon juice, and herbs to your liking.
  • This mint pesto can also be used as a dip for vegetables or a spread for sandwiches.


These lemon and herb grilled lamb chops with mint pesto are a delicious and flavorful dinner option that is sure to impress. The combination of fresh herbs and zesty lemon juice, paired with the creamy mint pesto, creates a taste that is out of this world. Give this recipe a try and see for yourself how delicious it is!

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