Slow-roast mechoui lamb leg with mint labneh

Best ever lamb recipes

Enjoy the taste of spring with our delicious selection of lamb recipes. There's plenty of variety including lamb kebabs, lamb curry, lamb chops, lamb stew and plenty more comforting recipes

Try our best lamb recipes. We have plenty of easy lamb dishes to choose from for midweek meals, from quick lamb steak recipes, to lamb kebabs and lamb curry ideas. Serving lamb as part of a Sunday roast? Try our show-stopping roast lamb recipes, including roast anchovy butter lamb with boulangere potatoes, rosemary and apricot-stuffed leg of lamb, and slow-roast lamb leg with mint labneh. We even have a recipe for Dishoom’s traditional lamb boti kababs. 

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Summer roast lamb with tomato and caper marinade

Try our recipe for seasonal roast lamb with a fresh tomato and caper marinade. The marinade goes on while the lamb is resting and mixes with the juices to make a light summery sauce

Summer roast lamb with tomato and caper marinade

Lamb shish with saffron and caramelised red onion

Make your very own lamb shish kebabs with a few simple ingredients. Serve with warm pitta pockets, tzatziki and some lemon wedges.

lamb shish kebabs

Barbacoa lamb carnitas

These gluten free, slow-cooked lamb tortillas are great for a feast between family and friends. Serve with our homemade salsa and guacamole dips plus a variety of toppings so everyone can get stuck in and make their own. Here are our favourite crowdpleaser recipes to create the ultimate feast.

Barbacoa lamb carnitas

Lamb shank rogan josh

We use lamb shanks for our rogan josh recipe – they’re seriously tender and full of flavour. No need for a takeaway when you can devour these straight from the oven! Or simply freeze in portions for a warming and aromatic midweek meal.

Lamb shank rogan josh

Lamb steaks with yeast butter and warm hummus

Why on-trend yeast gives everything a lift including these lamb steaks. Check out this succulent seasonal lamb recipe with our homemade yeast butter. It is super quick, easy and perfect for a midweek meal.

Lamb steaks with yeast butter and warm hummus

Lamb kofta puffs with tahini and tomato sauce

These lamb kofta puffs are easy to make and look really impressive on the plate. Drizzle them with our homemade tomato and tahini sauces and enjoy!

Lamb Kofta Puffs

Dishoom’s lamb boti kabab

Dishoom has become synonymous with moreish Indian food designed to be eaten throughout the day. You’ll find no tikka masala here! Try traditional lamb boti kababs for dinner tonight. This recipe was created by Dishoom’s executive chef, Naved Nasir.

Dishoom lamb boti kabab

Caribbean-style lamb curry

Our low-calorie lamb curry is easy to make and packed with vibrant flavours of the Caribbean!

Caribbean-style lamb curry

Roast anchovy butter lamb with boulangere new potatoes

This spring lamb recipe is one of our favourite show-stoppers. The richness of the boulangère potatoes works wonders with the anchovy buttered lamb. Perfect for an easy weekend slow cook.

Roast anchovy butter lamb with boulangère new potatoes

Lamb-stuffed baked peppers

These lamb-stuffed baked peppers make for a great, easy midweek meal for all the family. They’re under 500 calories and should be served with some fresh salad leaves

lamb stuffed peppers

Grilled lamb with roast fennel and spicy grape relish

This gluten-free recipe for grilled lamb with roast fennel and spicy grape relish comes from Olia Hercules and makes a quick and easy but impressive dinner for two.

Grilled lamb with roast fennel and spicy grape relish

Lamb ribs with membrillo glaze

Lamb ribs are a much underused cut. They’re quite fatty but it’s the fat that keeps the meat meltingly tender. These are slow-roasted to render some of it, then brushed with a simple glaze and crisped-up to finish.

lamb ribs

Lamb tagine

Spicy lamb tagine is a real crowd pleaser and this recipe makes a big batch that is also suitable for freezing. Serve with some light and fluffy couscous and garnish with a generous sprinkle of coriander leaves.

Lamb tagine

Three-hour shoulder of lamb

This three-hour meltingly tender shoulder of lamb is perfect for a Sunday roast lunch and is zinged up with a dash of fresh coriander and mint.

three hour lamb

Rosemary and apricot-stuffed leg of lamb

Our rosemary and apricot-stuffed leg of lamb is really delicious and worth a little effort for the perfect Sunday lunch. Learn how to stuff your own leg of lamb with our simple step-by-step guide and serve with some roasties, greens and lots of gravy!

rosemary lamb

Ras el hanout crusted lamb steaks with roasted roots

Ras el hanout is a North African spice blend and this recipe uses it to season lamb steaks for extra flavour. Serve the lamb on a bed of roasted vegetables and chickpeas.

ras el hanout lamb

Moroccan meatballs with herb couscous

Gorgeous little lamb meatballs, sitting in a rich tomato sauce and served with buttery coriander and parsley couscous – what more could you ask for!

Moroccan meatballs with herb couscous

Korean-style lamb chops with spicy sesame cucumber salad

Try this easy recipe for a Korean bbq at home. Lamb chops marinated in a sweet-sour sauce, then grilled and served with spicy cucumber salad and chilli sauce is the perfect sharing food with family and friends.

Korean-style lamb chops with spicy sesame cucumber salad

Summer lamb curry

Our summer lamb curry is the best one pot, made with garam masala, cardamom, ginger and coriander. Deliver to the table with steamed rice and tuck in!

Summer lamb curry

Dan Doherty’s leg of lamb with pomegranate and balsamic onions

Duck and Waffle chef Dan Doherty gives classic roast lamb a clever makeover. The sweetness of the roasted onions is offset by a good splash of balsamic vinegar, and pomegranate molasses is used with a touch of harissa as a glaze for the lamb.

leg of lamb with pomegranate and balsamic onions

Summer lamb and dill biryani

Our recipe for summer lamb and dill biryani lightens up an Indian favourite for the warmer months. It’s an easy dish to make and put in the middle of the table for guests to help themselves.

Summer lamb and dill biryani

Skinny lamb stew

Hearty, low-fat one pot for a filling family meal. Pearl barley adds bulk to an easy stew of lamb, veg and potatoes.  Serve the stew with leafy greens and some crusty bread to soak up all the delicious juices.

Skinny lamb stew

Spiced lamb chops with saffron yogurt

Cumin, coriander and chilli powder make for spicy lamb chops in this ready-in-a-jiffy main course, perfect for a dinner party. Served with a yogurt dip, laced with saffron and garlic.

Spiced lamb chops with saffron yogurt

Lamb and spinach curry

A classic lamb and spinach Indian curry – this would make a great economical, and much tastier, alternative to a Friday night take away. Serve with rice or naan breads.

Lamb and spinach curry

Lamb steaks with feta, tomato and rosemary

Feta adds a tangy flavour that really works with the sweet lamb and juicy tomatoes in this Greek-style dish. Ready in 30 minutes, it makes a perfect, simple midweek supper.

Lamb steaks with feta, tomato and rosemary

Persian lamb stew

This Persian lamb stew one-pot recipe is really easy and under 500 calories – perfect midweek comfort food.

Persian lamb stew

Mini lamb hotpots

Make a batch of these mini lamb hotpots and freeze them for later. They’re easy to make and under 500 calories each – dinner is served!

Mini lamb hotpots

Slow-roast mechoui lamb leg with mint labneh

Mechoui lamb is traditionally roasted in a pit for hours to give meltingly tender meat. Long, slow cooking in a low oven replicates this. Try using a slow cooker to make these recipes

Slow-roast mechoui lamb leg with mint labneh

Lamb and tomato curry with mint yogurt

This lamb and tomato curry with mint yogurt takes a while but is really easy to make. Serve with some naan breads and a generous portion of rice on the side.

Lamb and tomato curry with mint yogurt

Slow-cooked shoulder of spring lamb, peas, broad beans and mint

This recipe for slow-cooked shoulder of spring lamb, peas, broad beans and mint comes from Noble Rot and is great for an easy but impressive dinner party main.

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Slow-cooked shoulder of spring lamb, peas, broad beans and mint

Tandoori lamb steaks with chilli-spiked slaw

This recipe for tandoori lamb steaks with chilli-spiked slaw ticks all the boxes as it’s low cal, low fat, low sugar, low salt and high in protein. Plus, the combination of chilli-spiked slaw and mint yoghurt complements the spiciness of the lamb.

Tandoori lamb steaks with chilli-spiked slaw