Baked Lamb With Olive Oil And Oregano
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Lamb is a staple in Greek cuisine. This lamb dish is simple and taste amazing! Feel free to add other spices to make it your own. καλή όρεξη (kali orexi – enjoy your meal!)
Recipe type: Greek Meat Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 2
  • 4 lamb chops, about 1 pound.
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Remove and extra fat from lamb
  2. In bowl, combine salt, pepper, and oregano and mix
  3. Take mixture and spread it all over meat (or add lamb to bowl of mixture)
  4. Preheat oven to 400F
  5. In a baking pan, add olive oil, lemon juice, and ½ cup water
  6. Bake until lamb is cooked, about 35-45 min - depending on how red you like it!
  7. Half way through, check and glaze with liquid*
  8. Remove add a preferred garnish, and serve!
*If liquid evaporates, just add a bit more water.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at