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Mom's One Pot Oven-Baked Risotto with Lamb Chops Recipe

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WW Freestyle: 14
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
A super easy, yet stunning one pot meal that the whole family will love! AND the whole thing bakes in the oven, in just one pot!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 228


  • 2 tablespoons STAR Original Pure Olive Oil , divided
  • 1-1/2 pounds bone-in shoulder blade lamb chops (about 5 to 6 lamb chops)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt , or to taste
  • fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1-1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme , leaves only
  • 3 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Rub each of the lamb chops with a little bit of STAR's pure olive oil and season with seasoned-salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large, non-stick skillet that is also oven-safe.
  • Add lamb chops to skillet and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  • Transfer lamb chops to a plate and set aside. Do not pour out the oil/drippings.
  • Add butter to the same skillet and melt.
  • Add chopped onions to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes; stir in garlic and continue to cook for about 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in rice and thyme; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add vegetable broth, milk, salt and pepper; stir to combine.
  • Arrange lamb chops over the rice and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and continue to cook for 8 minutes.
  • Cover with a lid and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Serve.


Nutrition Facts
Mom's One Pot Oven-Baked Risotto with Lamb Chops Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 936mg39%
Potassium 209mg6%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: baked risotto, one pot dinner, one pot meals