Lavender-Rubbed Lamb Chops with Bitter Greens Salad
Lamb loin chops are sometimes overshadowed by rib chops or a rack of lamb but they can be extremely tender and flavorful. Tia Harrison of Avedano's butcher shop in San Francisco rubs them with lavender and orange zest and serves them with a perfect fall salad of bitter greens tossed with roasted hazelnuts and crunchy, fruity pomegranate seeds. This aromatic rub would also be terrific on a butterflied leg of lamb—great for dinner parties.
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