Lamb Chops with Mustard Crust - VeryVera

Lamb Chops with Mustard Crust

  • Prep Time: 25m
  • Cook Time: 40m


  • 2 c fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tsp. minced fresh rosemary
  • 4 tsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 6 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 lb petite lamb rack
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 c beef broth
  • 1/4 c (½ stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c pesto sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and prepare a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, garlic, and fresh herbs.
  3. Rub the mustard all over the lamb, covering both sides. Coat with the bread crumb mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the pan in the preheated oven and cook for 35 to 40 minutes or until a thermometer inserted reads 145°F.
  5. While the lamb is resting, make the sauce.
  6. In a large saucepan, heat the beef broth and add in the pan drippings. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the broth mixture is reduced to ½ cup.
  7. Whisk in the butter and mix thoroughly.
  8. Slice the lamb into chops and divide into 4 servings.
  9. To serve, pour the sauce over the lamb chops and drizzle each chop with pesto.