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Lamb Recipes

Lamb is a firm family favourite so make it the centrepiece of your menu this weekend with our delicious new ideas

Lamb is a family favourite, whether you like it slow roast, griddled, in a curry, as a burger, whether you prefer shoulder, leg, shank, rack or cutlets you'll find a recipe that the everyone will adore.

Whether you're after a succulent recipe to roast on a Sunday, something to cook up in the spring or a brilliant recipe to serve up for Easter, there are so many different lamb recipes to choose from and each one truly tastes great.

Lamb is a great source of protein, iron and vitamin B12 and can be cooked up in a variety of ways to bring out a whole host of flavours. In Britain, lamb is usually in season during the spring and makes for a wonderful meat dish over the Easter period.

Roasting lamb is definitely a great way to cook the meat to bring out its tenderness and flavour. Our roast lamb stuffed with peppers and pine nuts deserves the time it takes to cook it. The meat becomes perfectly tender and it's an absolute dream served with steamed potatoes and veg ? making it the ideal recipe for when you're entertaining.

For a roasted lamb with a real kick, try our recipe for spice rub leg of lamb with vegetable couscous for a Sunday meal with a real difference.

Curries are also a fantastic meal to use lamb in; from Rogan Joshes to Kormas, there are plenty of ways to spice up your lamb with a great curry dish.

Tagines, stews and skewers are also a great way to use lamb in the kitchen, and we've got recipes for the lot. So whether you fancy a traditional lamb stew or something a little more different with our lamb koftas, there's a lamb dish for every cuisine you may fancy making tonight.

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Slow Roast Greek-Style Leg of Lamb

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Slow Roast Greek-Style Leg of Lamb

This slow roast Greek-style leg of lamb is marinated in garlic, lemon and herbs then slow cooked for all that wonderful flavour over crunchy, sticky roast potatoes. It makes a wonderful change from your usual lamb recipes and doesn't take too long either - the family will love all the Greek flavours in this tender meat.
Get the recipe: Slow Roast Greek-Style Lamb

Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Our slow-roasted lamb shoulder is so tender it falls off the bone. It's melt-in-the-mouth gorgeous! You'll need at least six hours to cook this dish, but the delicious flavours and really tender meat that it makes is totally worth the wait. Get the recipe: Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Sticky Rack of Lamb

Sticky Rack of Lamb

This sticky rack of lamb with mint is the ideal meal for when you have all of the family around the dinner table. Summery and full of flavour, this dish will leave everyone feeling satisfied and happy. Get the recipe: Sticky Rack of Lamb with Mint

Persian Style Stuffed Lamb with Saffron Potatoes

Persian Style Stuffed Lamb with Saffron Potatoes

The spicy, fruity stuffing in this Persian style stuffed lamb with saffron potatoes helps make a leg of lamb stretch further. It's a great one to try if you're feeding a crowd and the combination of fruit and spice is really pleasing. Get the recipe: Persian Style Stuffed Lamb with Saffron Potatoes

Slow Roasted Lamb Salad

Slow Roasted Lamb Salad

A delicious middle-eastern dish made with the supergrain freekeh, this slow roasted lamb salad is full of fibre and protein. Freekeh is a really high fibre grain that will help fill you up for longer and also contains zinc and iron too, so you know you're on the right track. Get the recipe: Slow Roasted Lamb Salad

Balsamic Lamb with Red Wine and Rosemary

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Balsamic Lamb with Red Wine and Rosemary

Our balsamic lamb with red wine and rosemary is a real treat and the perfect Sunday roast recipe. The balsamic vinegar gives this dish a lovely sharp and sweet taste, and it makes a great change from your usual Sunday roast recipe.
Get the recipe: Balsamic Lamb with Red Wine and Rosemary

Mint Pesto-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Mint Pesto-Crusted Rack of Lamb

The mint and lamb combination isn't unknown, but creating a herb crust adds a new touch to this mint pesto-crusted rack of lamb. What's more, this dish serves four people and is ready in just 50 minutes, so it's a great one to try if you're throwing a dinner party. Get the recipe: Mint Pesto-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Herbed Loin of Lamb with Mint Sauce

Herbed Loin of Lamb with Mint Sauce

Our herbed loin of lamb with mint sauce is a very smart recipe for a Sunday lunch that takes surprisingly little effort. This dish served four people and is ready in just 40 minutes, so it's a great one to whizz up if you're in a hurry.

Braised Lamb Shanks with Tomatoes, White Wine and Chickpeas

Braised Lamb Shanks with Tomatoes, White Wine and Chickpeas

Lamb shanks often vary in size so cooking time will also, but the meat in the braised lamb shanks with tomatoes, white wine and chickpeas should be meltingly tender. Lamb is a great source of protein and iron, while tomatoes and chickpeas contain a good amount of vitamins and minerals - so this hearty dish is a great one to try if you're trying to be healthy. Get the recipe: Braised Lamb Shanks with Tomatoes, White Wine and Chickpeas

Lamb Massaman Curry

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Lamb Massaman Curry

This lamb massaman curry is the perfect alternative to a Saturday night takeaway, full of flavour and just as filling it'll make for a hearty meal. Whether you're entertaining and want something special or just cooking a meal for the family, it's a great one to try this weekend. Get the recipe: Lamb Massaman Curry

Griddled Lamb Cutlets with Broad Bean Purée

Griddled Lamb Cutlets with Broad Bean Purée

Colourful and tasty, this lamb cutlet with broad bean purée dish really brings out the delicious flavours of the meat. It's a great way to enjoy lamb if you're looking for a new recipe to try this week - with herbs and chilli, there are plenty of flavours going on in this dish. Get the recipe: Lamb Cutlet with Broad Bean Purée

Lamb Fillet with Quinoa Salad

Lamb Fillet with Quinoa Salad

Lamb neck fillet is great value and full of flavour, but this lamb fillet with quinoa salad works equally as well with barbecued lamb cutlets. This dish uses lamb neck fillet, which is a really underrated meat as it's inexpensive and yet so full of flavour - give this recipe a try and you'll soon be converted. Get the recipe: Lamb Fillet with Quinoa Salad

Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Rogan Josh

A spicy lamb rogan josh curry is the ideal recipe for the weekend when you have a little more time to allow all the flavours to come together beautifully. Served with yellow dhal, this colourful dish is a great one to try if you're entertaining this weekend. Get the recipe: Lamb Rogan Josh

Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Anchovy and Caper Sauce

Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Anchovy and Caper Sauce

The anchovy and caper sauce that goes with these grilled lamb cutlets is an easy sauce to make and it brings out the best in the lamb. Lamb cutlets are a really quick and easy dish to make, so perfect if you're in a hurry but still want something tasty.

Lamb fillet with Creme Fraiche and Herb Lentils

Lamb fillet with Creme Fraiche and Herb Lentils

A fantastic mini midweek roast, the lentils in this lamb fillet with creme fraiche are full of fibre and protein. This delicious mix of flavours feels really special but is actually really quick to cook, so it's a great one to try in the week if you want something a little more substantial. Get the recipe: Lamb Fillet with Creme Fraiche

Hairy Bikers Traditional Lamb Saag

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Hairy Bikers Traditional Lamb Saag

Taken from the Hairy Bikers this lamb saag made with spinach and lamb is magic in a pan and a real classic curry. Whether you want something to tuck into rather than ordering a take away or want to really impress your guests, this flavoursome curry is the perfect lamb dish to serve up. Get the recipe: Lamb Saag

Lamb Korma

Lamb Korma

The yoghurt and coconut cream combination in this lamb korma helps to lessen the fat content compared to a typical curry. So if you're hosting a curry night or dinner party, using this recipe is a fail safe one to use for the perfect curry. Get the recipe: Lamb Korma

Lamb Koftas with Tzatziki

Lamb Koftas with Tzatziki

These lightly spiced lamb koftas with tzatziki are great to share and delicious enjoyed hot alongside a cooling tzatziki dip with soft flatbreads. Whether you're looking for a weekend treat or a tasty sharing starter idea, this lamb recipe is a great one to have in your collection. Get the recipe: Lamb Koftas with Tzatziki

Sumac Lamb with Houmous and Roasted Red Onions

Sumac Lamb with Houmous and Roasted Red Onions

Sumac has a real citrussy taste to it that nicely compliments the rich tones of the lamb in this sumac lamb with houmous dish. It makes a wonderful weekend treat with tender lamb and home made houmous - what more could you want? Get the recipe: Sumac Lamb with Houmous

Lamb Tagine

Lamb Tagine

This lamb tagine is one of those dishes that keeps improving in flavour and taste upon keeping. It's a classic lamb recipe that's warm and hearty and will leave you feeling totally satisfied. Get the recipe: Lamb Tagine

Middle Eastern Burger

Middle Eastern Burger

Looking for an alternative to beef burgers? Go for a spicier option with lamb and try this Middle Eastern burger - it'll soon become a firm favourite over the typical beef burger. Using Middle Eastern spices and juicy lamb, these tender burgers are a great week night meal option. Get the recipe: Middle Eastern Burger

Lamb Fillet with Chickpea and Pomegranate Couscous

Lamb Fillet with Chickpea and Pomegranate Couscous

A delicious lamb dish - this lamb fillet with chickpea and pomegranate couscous is full of flavour and healthy fibre. This tasty recipe serves two, so it's a great one to try on a week night as it's really quick to make. Get the recipe: Lamb Fillet with Chickpea and Pomegranate Couscous

Lamb Cutlets with Pomegranate and Mint

Lamb Cutlets with Pomegranate and Mint

Pomegranate, lamb and mint go together like a dream, and this recipe is a real delight, both to look at and to eat. If you're having friends over and want a no-fuss main idea that takes no time at all, or just need a quick but tasty week night main idea, try these lamb cutlets and you'll not be disappointed.
Get the recipe: Lamb Cutlets with Pomegranate and Mint

Lamb Cutlets with Coconut Rice Pilaf

Lamb Cutlets with Coconut Rice Pilaf

Our lamb cutlets with coconut rice pilaf are an interesting new way to prepare lamb and are a great, quick midweek meal. Lamb cutlets are really easy and speedy to cook, but still taste great, making this a great quick meal choice.
Get the recipe: Lamb Cutlets with Coconut Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Lamb with Feta Stuffing

Mediterranean Lamb with Feta Stuffing

You may not have thought to put lamb and feta together before but our Mediterranean lamb with feta stuffing is an intriguing and tasty new way to try lamb. This recipe is really easy to make ahead if you're having people over and serves eight people, so it's great when you're feeding a crowd.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Lamb with Feta Stuffing

Mediterranean Herby Lamb Racks

Mediterranean Herby Lamb Racks

Nothing could be easier than our Mediterranean herby lamb racks. They really are so simple but provide maximum flavour. This dish is so simple but feels really luxurious, you'll want to make it again and again.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Herby Lamb Racks

Boned Garlic Lamb with Sweet and Sour Red Onions and Lentils

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Boned Garlic Lamb with Sweet and Sour Red Onions and Lentils

Our boned garlic lamb with sweet and sour red onions and lentils is one for when you're looking to impress. Not only does it look really wonderful dished up but it tastes stunning too. 

Rosemary and Garlic Lamb Cutlets with Lemony Green Beans

Rosemary and Garlic Lamb Cutlets with Lemony Green Beans

What could be better than a recipe that takes exactly 15 minutes to get on the table. Our rosemary and garlic lamb cutlets with lemon green beans are one of our simplest yet tastiest dishes. 
Get the recipe: Rosemary and Garlic Lamb Cutlets with Lemon Green Beans

Lamb Sosaties

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Lamb Sosaties

Bursting with flavour, our lamb sosaties are ideal cooked on the barbecue so they're best enjoyed outside in the garden in the sunshine! This recipe is our take on a South African Braai barbecue recipe and you'll just love the spiciness to the lamb.
Get the recipe: Lamb Sosaties

Lamb Casserole with Apricots and Prunes

Lamb Casserole with Apricots and Prunes

If you find you need some warming up then our lamb casserole with apricots and prunes is the ideal recipe. It's got some fruity flavours in it and goes great with couscous. 
Get the recipe: Lamb Casserole with Apricots and Prunes

Roast Rack of Lamb with Spring Veg and Hot Herby Dressing

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Roast Rack of Lamb with Spring Veg and Hot Herby Dressing

We love a bit of lamb in Spring, so why not try our roast rack of lamb with spring veg and hot herby dressing recipe - it's got all the flavours of the season in it. 
Get the recipe: Roast Rack of Lamb with Spring Veg and Hot Herby Dressing

Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb

Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb

We love this Middle Eastern spiced lamb recipe; the meat is tender and expertly seasoned. With a whole host of different spices and sweet pitted dates, this dish has a real depth of flavour that just keeps giving.
Get the recipe: Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb

Marinated Lamb Skewers with Giant Couscous Salad

Marinated Lamb Skewers with Giant Couscous Salad

These marinated lamb skewers are ideal on the barbecue and they're perfectly complimented by the giant couscous. It's a zingy and light recipe that's full of flavour and would make the perfect main to any summer barbecue.
Get the recipe: Marinated Lamb Skewers with Giant Couscous Salad

Butterflied Leg of Lamb

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Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Our butterflied leg of lamb is the ideal Sunday roast, served with roast potatoes and all the trimmings. It's a tasty recipe that will stretch really far - so great if you're feeding a crowd too.
Get the recipe: Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Lamb with Oregano and Olive Stuffing

Lamb with Oregano and Olive Stuffing

Who would have thought to put lamb, oregano and olives together, but we've done just that and the results are divine - find out for yourself by making this wonderful recipe. What's more, if you'd rather, this lamb recipe can be cooked up on the barbecue too so it's perfect for a summer gathering.
Get the recipe: Lamb with Oregano and Olive Stuffing

Sesame Lamb Patties with Chickpea and Spinach Salad

Sesame Lamb Patties with Chickpea and Spinach Salad

Lamb and spinach are packed full of iron so you'll be doing your body a whole lot of good by trying our sesame lamb patties with chickpeas and spinach. Chickpeas are a great source of protein and spinach is packed with vitamins, so you're safe in the knowledge this recipe is nice and healthy too.
Get the recipe: Sesame Lamb Patties with Chickpea and Spinach Salad

Balsamic Glazed Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Gratin

Balsamic Glazed Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Gratin

Our balsamic glazed rack of lamb with sweet potato gratin is ideal for when you're expecting guests as it's a real crowd pleaser and will leave everyone absolutely delighted! It makes a wonderful recipe if you're entertaining or would even serve as a fabulous Easter main too.
Get the recipe: Balsamic Glazed Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Gratin

Fruity Lamb Stew

Fruity Lamb Stew

There's nothing better for a cold evening than fruity lamb stew, even in spring! Give ours a go, it certainly won't disappoint. With bursting flavours and a real hearty textures, it's a go to warming dish for those long winter evenings.
Get the recipe: Fruity Lamb Stew

Marinated Roast Lamb with Oregano, Garlic and Lemon

Marinated Roast Lamb with Oregano, Garlic and Lemon

Our marinated roast lamb with oregano, garlic and lemon is a real dream and so tender and juicy. Left to soak in the marinade overnight, this lamb will be so full of flavour once it's cooked you can't help but smile.
Get the recipe: Marinated Roast Lamb with Oregano, Garlic and Lemon

Spice Rub Leg of Lamb with Veg Couscous

Spice Rub Leg of Lamb with Veg Couscous

Lamb and couscous go hand in hand, so try stunning spice rub leg of lamb with veg couscous, it's a real dream.
With cumin, coriander and cayenne pepper to flavour this tender dish, there's plenty of taste.
Get the recipe: Spice Rub Leg of Lamb with Veg Couscous

Creamy Spiced Lamb with Almonds and Nutty Rice

Creamy Spiced Lamb with Almonds and Nutty Rice

Our creamy spiced lamb with almonds has a real Middle Eastern edge to it that we love and it'll become one of your favourites too once you've tried it. This dish serves six, so it's a great one to make ahead and freeze.
Get the recipe: Creamy Spiced Lamb with Almonds

Harissa and Yogurt Marinated Leg of Lamb

Harissa and Yogurt Marinated Leg of Lamb

This weekend why not try our harissa and yogurt marinated leg of lamb recipe - it's so easy to prepare and an absolute delight to eat. Left to soak in the marinade overnight, the flavour of this lamb becomes really intense thanks to the mix of Middle Eastern spices.
Get the recipe: Harissa and Yogurt Marinated Leg of Lamb

Spicy Lamb Patties

Spicy Lamb Patties

When you're short on time and looking for something delicious to make for dinner, try our spicy lamb patties, they'll really hit the spot. Whether you're entertaining or just want a special week night meal, try these this week and you'll have a new family favourite recipe.
Get the recipe: Spicy Lamb Patties

Sumac-Spiced Lamb Kebabs with Couscous

Sumac-Spiced Lamb Kebabs with Couscous

You don't have to wait for barbecue season to enjoy our sumac-spiced lamb kebabs with couscous. Simply stick them under the grill or get the griddle pan out, and voila! 
Get the recipe: Sumac-spiced Lamb Kebabs with Couscous