Lamb Recipes

Find delicious lamb roasts, stews, chops, dishes with rack and leg of lamb, and many more lamb ideas for a perfect meal!

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Lamb Pan Sauce

Rating: 3.58 stars
Let nothing go to waste. Use the juice from your roasted lamb, along with a few key ingredients, to make a delicious gravy.

Cottage Pie

Rating: 3.75 stars
A traditional cottage pie is made with ground beef and topped with mashed potatoes. We used potato slices, which saves time and looks good, too. For a shepherd's pie, use lamb. Or, try a turkey twist: Add 2 cups finely minced turkey meat along with the peas.

Roast Leg of Lamb with Lemon, Garlic, and Rosemary

Rating: 3.86 stars
The longer the lamb marinates in the seasoning paste, the better flavor you'll have. Anywhere from 1 to 24 hours will work, but overnight is best. Slice the leftovers for pita stuffed sandwiches topped with tabbouleh.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

Grilled Lamb Burgers with Yogurt-Feta Sauce

Parsley can be so much more than a garnish! Here, it adds fresh flavor to each component of these Greek-inspired lamb burgers: the patties, the yogurt-feta sauce, and the chopped tomato salad.

Seared Lamb Loin Chops

Rating: 4.33 stars
Our seared lamb loin chops are simply delicious. Enjoy them alongside fresh asparagus for a delectable springtime meal. 

Yogurt-Marinated Lamb and Chicken Skewers

The lamb and chicken can be marinated up to one day in advance and refrigerated. Remove from the fridge one hour before grilling.

Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops with Herb Aioli

Rating: 3.3 stars
A simple, chilled herb sauce cuts through the richness of grilled lamb chops for a summery, yet satisfying, entree. Shoulder chops, an inexpensive cut that's rich in flavor, are available at most major supermarkets.

Lamb Chops with Mustard-Herb Crust

Rating: 3.95 stars
These restaurant-worthy chops are ready in just 20 minutes. If it's available, choose grass-fed lamb instead of grain-fed -- the flavor simply can't be beat. Adapted from chef Emeril Lagasse's book "Emeril 20-40-60" (HarperStudio, 2009).

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Rating: 3.48 stars
Roasting is a popular cooking method for a reason. See our step-by-step guides to Preparing a Leg of Lamb and Carving a Leg of Lamb at the Table.

Grilled Lamb Loins

A dry rub of coriander, cumin, cinnamon, thyme, and rosemary, followed by a quick turn on a hot grill, are the secrets to juicy, flavorful grilled lamb loin.

Zucchini, Tomato, and Lamb Lasagna

Using zucchini instead of lasagna noodles helps lighten the dish -- and also makes it gluten-free.

Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Herbs

Rating: 2.97 stars
Make this Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Herbs for a flavorful main no matter the time of year.

Inspiration and Ideas

Preparing a Leg of Lamb

Even though it is surprisingly easy to prepare, many home cooks find roasting a bone-in leg of lamb challenging. Relax, we're here to help. Follow these simple steps to trim and season a leg of lamb for roasting.