Pan Seared lamb chops with thyme, topped with an arugula pesto and served with Honey Dijon roasted cabbage

Recipe serves 4

Lamb chops

  • 4 lamb chops
  • salt/pepper
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 -2 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) or use olive oil

Preheat oven to 400 F, and let lamb chops come to room temp for at least 30 min. In a cast iron skillet add ghee and get to medium hot, sear both sides for 3 min. Then place in the oven for 10 minutes, will come out medium rare. 


  • 2 C arugula
  • 1/4 C toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil or 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and set aside till ready to serve.


  • 1 large purple cabbage cut into quarters 
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp dijon
  • 1/2 tbs apple cider vinegar

Preheat oven to 400 F, mix honey, dijon and vinegar well. Then using a brush coat the cabbage well and bake for 30-25 min. Use any extra once it comes out of the oven.