Feta and black olive crusted rack of lamb Recipe

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  • Healthy






10 min


40 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 339 kCal 17%
Fat 17g 24%
  -  Saturates 7g 35%

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
  • ½ x 110g jar pitted black olives, chopped
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1tbsp olive oil


  • Heat the oven to 200°C (gas mark 6). Brush the lamb racks with the mint jelly.

  • 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).

  • Rest for 10 mins before carving.

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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 it’ll take quite a bit longer to cook.