Lamb Chops with Wilted Arugula and Pistachios

This elegant Paleo lamb chops recipe comes together quickly, and with few ingredients. Spicy arugula compliments the lamb nicely, and a hint of salty crunch from the pistachios rounds it out nicely. For more delicious Paleo lamb recipes (and hundreds of other FREE Paleo recipes), please visit our Paleo Plan recipe center.

Lamb Chops with Wilted Arugula and Pistachios
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Lamb Chops with Wilted Arugula and Pistachios

Servings 4

Total Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 532

carbohydrate 5.5g

protein 51.6g

fat 33.7g

saturated fat 7.3g

trans fat 0.0g

cholesterol 153mg

sodium 142mg

potassium 830mg

fiber 2.1g

sugar 1.7g


  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 medium celery stalk(s) diced
  • 4 piece(s) lamb chop(s)
  • 4 cup(s) arugula, baby
  • 1/2 cup(s) pistachios shelled
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) sea salt to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) black pepper to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy bottomed skillet. Add the celery and cook until softened.
  2. Season the lamb chops with salt and pepper and add them to the pan. Cook until well browned and internal temperature reaches at least 145 degrees. Remove the lamb chops from the pan and add the arugula. Cook quickly, stirring until just wilted. Top the lamb chops with the arugula and sprinkle with the pistachios before serving.