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Want to wine and dine but short on time? (recipe ? rack of lamb in red wine sauce)

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
2 racks of lamb

salt and pepper

1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons olive oil


Sauce :

1/4 cup finely chopped onion or shallot

1 cup dry red wine, Pinot Noir is very good

1 teaspoon minced rosemary leaves

-1/2 teaspoon minced thyme leaves

1 teaspoon chopped chives

1 cup beef broth

1 to 2 tablespoons butter

salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  • Heat oven to 400°.
    Sprinkle lamb with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place racks of lamb in skillet, meaty side down, until nicely seared. Turn to brown bottoms, letting the racks support each other. Transfer to a foil-lined roasting pan. Place pan in oven; roast for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • In the same skillet, sauté onions until tender. Add wine and herbs; simmer briskly until the wine has boiled down to a syrup. Add broth and continue to simmer until reduced to about 3/4 cup. Add the butter; stir.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve sauce with the lamb. Makes 3/4 cup.
    Cut lamb into portions and serve with the red wine sauce.

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