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Easy Rack of Lamb

This is a near fool proof recipe for perfect rack of lamb - the best part? You can get it done in under an hour! Serve with simple side dishes and enjoy this star main course.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Servings 4 people


  • 1.5 lb rack of lamb brought to room temperature
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp rosemary fresh or dried
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees F, place foil over a large baking pan with a lip, place a wire cooling rack on top of the covered pan.
  • Add all ingredients (except the lamb) into a bowl and mix up until everything is evenly distributed.
  • Place rack of lamb on top of the wire rack and spread the mayo mixture evenly over the top of the rack.
  • Place rack of lamb in the oven and cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, decrease the oven to 400 degrees F and cook for 15 additional minutes.
  • After cooking, take the lamb out of the oven and let it rest uncovered for 12 minutes. This resting time is INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT so please don't skip it. Resting your meat ensure all the wonderful juices don't come spilling out when you cut it.
  • Cut and serve!
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