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Lamb Scallopini with Lemon and Mint

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
36 min
Prep
18 min
Cook
18 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Who needs veal? Ask your butcher to cut a leg of lamb scallopini-style and feast on a Mediterranean dinner that takes only minutes to make.

Ingredients

Uncooked lean and trimmed lamb leg(s)

1½ pound(s), cut scallopini-style (should yield about 18 very t

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Mint leaves

2 Tbsp, chopped

All-purpose flour

cup(s)

Cooking spray

2 spray(s), or enough to coat skillet

Olive oil

1 tsp

Lemon juice canned or bottled

¼ fl oz

Lemon(s)

1 medium, sliced

Instructions

  1. Pound lamb about 1/4-inch thick, sprinkle with salt and pepper and dust thoroughly with flour.
  2. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in skillet and brown first batch of lamb cutlets, turning once, about 1 to 2 minutes per side; remove and set aside. Repeat until all of lamb is browned. Return all of lamb to skillet, add lemon juice and mint, and simmer for about 4 minutes. Serve garnished with lemon slices. Yields about 4 to 5 slices lamb per serving.