Feta and black olive crusted rack of lamb

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  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe A simple roast lamb recipe from essentials magazine. This feta cheese and black olive crusted rack of lamb is so quick to cook and utterly delicious.


  • 2 racks of lamb (6 cutlets on each)
  • 1tbsp mint jelly
  • 100g rosemary and garlicbreadcrumbs
  • Small bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • x 110g jar pitted black olives, chopped
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1tbsp olive oil

Top tip: Juicy meat with a delicious crust you may need to pick it up with your fingers!
Remember to take the lamb out of the fridge half an hour beforehand or itll take quite a bit longer to cook.


  1. Heat the oven to 200C (gas mark 6). Brush the lamb racks with the mint jelly.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, parsley, lemon zest, olives, feta and olive oil. Press onto the lamb racks. Transfer to a greased baking tray and roast for 30-40 mins (depending on how well-done you like your meat).
  3. Rest for 10 mins before carving.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 339(kcal)
  • Fat 17.0g
  • Saturates 7.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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