French Onion Baked Chops
2 tbsp olive oil
12 lamb chump chops
6 baby (150g) onions halved
2 cloves garlic crushed
2 small (400g) leeks chopped
40g packet french onion soup mix
1 1/2 cups (375ml) boiling water
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Heat half the oil in a large flame proof baking dish, cook lamb in batches until browned on both sides. Heat remaining oil in same dish, cook onions, garlic & leeks, stirring until onions are browned lightly. Return lamb to dish, sprinkle with soup mixture, pour water over. Bake covered in moderate oven for 40 mins. uncover & bake for about 30 mins or until lamb is tender & sauce is thickened.
Just before serving, sprinkle with parsley.