Grilled Ontario Lamb with Salsa – Put a Spring in your Step

Image - Grilled Lamb with Salsa - Foodland Ontario
Image - Grilled Lamb with Salsa - Foodland Ontario

Thunder Bay – LIVING – This fresh sweet and a bit spicy salsa is also good with grilled chicken or pork. The recipe from our friends at Foodland Ontario offers a tasty dinner that will be perfect heading toward Easter.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Grilling Time: 15 minutes
Serves 4

8 Ontario Lamb Rib Chops, about (1 kg) total
Vegetable or olive oil
Salt and pepper
Peach Mint Salsa:
2 ripe Ontario Peaches, peeled and diced
Half Ontario Sweet Red Pepper, diced
1 small Ontario Hot Pepper, diced
3 Ontario Green Onions, diced
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Mint
Juice from half a lime
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
Salt and pepper

Brush chops lightly with oil; season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill over medium-high heat to desired doneness, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

Combine peaches, red pepper, hot pepper, onions, mint, lime juice and oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and let stand at room temperature for up to 1 hour or refrigerate for up to 1 day. Remove to serve at room temperature.

Tip: Spread goat cheese on crostini and top with leftover salsa.

Nutritional information:
1 Serving
PROTEIN: 25 grams
FAT: 11 grams
FIBRE: 1.5 grams

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