Mustard Crusted Rack of Lamb with Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

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This tasty dish uses Dijon mustard and fresh tarragon for a delicious yet subtle flavoring to complement the lamb.

Use local lamb when you can find it/afford it. I paid double the price over New Zealand lamb this time. I wanted to impress, so it was worth it.

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Servings: 4


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  1. Salt and pepper the lamb and sear in a hot pan with olive oil on all sides.
  2. Place on a baking tray. Lay the rack rib side down and spread mustard on the outside. Cover with bread crumb mixture. bake in oven at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Cover breadcrumbs with foil if they start to brown too early.
  3. Sauce
  4. Saute shallots for one minute, add garlic and cook until golden. Quickly add white wine before the garlic turns brown. Reduce by one-quarter. Add heavy cream, mustard and let thicken. When thickened, add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and add tarragon and parsley. Ladle over the lamb and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 89g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 258  
Calories from Fat 124 48%
Total Fat 14.08g 18%
Saturated Fat 4.78g 19%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 1080mg 45%
Potassium 196mg 6%
Total Carbs 23.92g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 8%
Sugars 2.16g 1%
Protein 4.77g 8%


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