Rack of Lamb for Two

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Rack of Lamb with Mustard Thyme-Crust
Mashed Potatoes
Green French Cut Beans

Wine
Beringer, Knights Valley

 Cabernet Sauvigon

This is great for an intimate pre New Year’s Eve dinner for two..

Ingredients:
1 1/4 Lb. Rack of Lamb (trimmed)
1 Tablespoon Garlic minced
1 Tablespoon Fresh Thyme (chopped)

Ingredients
Ingredients

1-cup Plain Bread Crumbs
1/3 cup Grey Poupon Mustard

Rack of Lamb: 
Prep time 45 minutes Plus roasting
Whisk mustard, garlic and chopped thyme in small bowl and blend.  Sprinkle lamb with salt and pepper.  
spread blended mustard
spread blended mustard
Place lamb on baking sheet, rounded side up.  Spread mustard evenly over lamb both sides of lamb. (Lamb can be prepared up to 6 hours ahead. Refrigerate uncovered.)
Preheat oven to 425′ F. 
ready for the oven
ready for the oven

 Roast lamb until thermometer inserted into center registers 125′ F for rare, about 25 minutes.  Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired, and serve. Stir bread crumbs and oil in medium skillet over medium heat until crumbs begin to crisp, about  5 minutes.  Cool slightly.  Press crumbs onto mustard coating lamb.  Place on roasting rack in a roasting pan.  

 Roast lamb until thermometer inserted into center registers 125′ F for rare, about 25 minutes.  Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired, and serve.

almost ready to serve
almost ready to serve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cut ribs apart
cut ribs apart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Cut Green Beans
While rack is in the oven, trim the green beans, place in skillet and cover with water. Bring to simmer using high heat.  Turn to low and simmer for no more than 5 minutes.  Turn off and let set on the stove until ready to drain and serve.  Beans should be crisp and not over cooked.  This meal is best staged before serving… enjoy!

Easy rack of lamb
Easy rack of lamb
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