Spicy Lamb Leg Steaks with Fresh Peppers and Basil

Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes 
Cook Time: 20 minutes 

• 4 lean fresh American lamb leg steaks,
cut 3/4 " thick
• 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, crushed
• 1 cup julienne cut red bell pepper
• 1 Tablespoon finely chopped garlic
• 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
• 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
• 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
• 2 teaspoons garlic powder
• 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
• 1 Tablespoon red vinegar
• 1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper

Season lamb chops with lemon pepper, garlic powder and rosemary. In large skillet heat 1-1/2 Tablespoons oil and sauté chops, browning well on each side and cooking to desired doneness. Remove chops from skillet to heatproof platter, cover and keep warm. Wipe out skillet and heat remaining oil. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic. Quickly stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Add almonds, basil, vinegar, salt and pepper and stir fry an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Pour over chops and serve. Makes 4 servings.