Pulled Lamb Shoulder Recipe with Plums

Best ever lamb recipes

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

Looking for roast lamb recipes? Want to make a lamb shank? Try our best lamb recipes here…


Serving lamb as part of a Sunday roast? We have plenty of ideas for roast lamb, including roast leg of lamb, slow roast lamb shoulder and lamb shank. Or even roast anchovy butter lamb with boulangere potatoes, rosemary and apricot-stuffed leg of lamb. Or try our other inspiring ideas including lamb chops, lamb tagine recipes and more. 

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? We even have a recipe for Dishoom’s traditional lamb boti kababs. 

If you’re looking for alternative roast recipes for Easter Sunday, check out our best ever roast recipes here.

Ras el hanout spiced leg of lamb with aubergine pilaf

Check out our lamb roast with aromatic ras el hanout and an easy spiced aubergine pilaf. A spicy alternative to a traditional roast, lamb is perfect for soaking up Middle Eastern flavours.

Ras El Hanout Lamb Recipe with Aubergine Pilaf

All-in-one lamb and Guinness stew

Check out our warming one-pot lamb stew with creamy mash and peas. No pre-frying of ingredients required for this stew – it’s best to use a heavy cast-iron pot or casserole to conduct the heat evenly.

Lamb and Guinness Stew Recipe

Afghani lamb kebab skewer

Check out this flavoursome lamb kebab recipe with fiery cucumber chutney. These impressive lamb skewers are from chef Karam Sethi at new Indian restaurant, Brigadiers.

Lamb Kebab Skewers Recipe

Grilled lamb cutlets in spicy green miso

Check out Luiz Hara’s lamb recipe with spicy miso marinade. This easy lamb dish is simple to make and packed with plenty of flavour.

Lamb Cutlets Recipe with Green Miso

Lamb kleftiko

Check out these easy slow cooked lamb shanks with waxy potatoes. Kleftiko is a Greek dish of lamb and potatoes slow cooked with white wine, lemon and oregano. Serve with bread for mopping up juices, and a green salad dressed with red wine vinegar and olive oil.

Lamb Kleftiko Recipe

Easy lamb bhuna

Check out our tender lamb bhuna recipe. This juicy curry recipe is easy to make and packed with plenty of flavour. Plus, it’s low in calories too.

Easy Lamb Bhuna Recipe

All-in-one lamb and Guinness stew

Check out our warming one-pot stew with creamy mash and peas. No pre-frying of ingredients required for this stew – it’s best to use a heavy cast-iron pot or casserole to conduct the heat evenly.

Lamb and Guinness Stew Recipe

Slow-cooked lamb and autumn veg one pot

Check out our easy slow-cooked lamb with crunchy autumnal veg. This hearty one-pot is lovely served with cooked grains such as pearl barley or spelt.

Easy Lamb Hotpot Recipe with Autumn Vegetables

Lamb ragu pappardelle

Check out chef Louis Korovilas’s melt-in-the-mouth pappardelle with indulgent lamb ragu. This easy yet impressive recipe comes from Italian restaurant Bancone in Covent Garden.

Lamb Ragu Pappardelle Recipe

Lamb cutlets with pesto and beans

Check out this super simple lamb recipe. These cutlets are quickly marinated to deepen the juicy flavour, serve with a fresh pesto bean salad for an easy midweek meal ready in just 20 minutes.

Lamb Cutlets Recipe with Pesto and Beans

Lamb neck and fennel salad

This succulent lamb recipe with a vibrant and crunchy fennel salad comes from East London restaurant, Sapling. Chef Jon Beeharry of Sapling, finishes this dish with wild garlic buds and flowers. If they’re in season and you can get some, do so – they add a super-garlicky edge to the dish.

Lamb Neck Recipe with a Fresh Fennel Salad

Beer-braised lamb tacos with charred green tomato salsa

Impress your friends at your next BBQ with these super tender lamb shoulder tacos. Serve with our homemade punchy green tomato salsa and a moreish bean salad. You can use regular red tomatoes for this if you can’t get green.

Lamb Tacos with Tomato Salsa

Broad bean smash with lamb shawarma

Cheek out this succulent lamb recipe scattered with a creamy feta topping and served with crunchy vibrant broad beans. A perfect summer salad to impress your friends.

Lamb Shawarma Recipe with Broad Beans

Sizzling tandoori lamb chops

Check out these tandoori spiced lamb chops with a fresh and vibrant chopped kachumber salad. This easy recipe is ready in 35 minutes and will make for a quick and flavoursome midweek meal.

Tandoori Lamb Chops Recipe served on a wooden board with warmed naan bread and a chopped kachumber salad in a blue bowl

Roast lamb rump with flageolet and spring veg ragout

Check out our succulent lamb rump recipe with soft and tender flageolet beans and an easy aromatic sauce vierge. Make this easy lamb recipe for a dinner party.

Lamb with Flageolet Beans Recipe served in a white and grey bowl and a glass of red wine

Slow roast 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!

Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe With Rosemary and Apricot Stuffing

Roast lamb with anchovy butter and 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 shank rogan josh

Looking for a lamb shank rogan josh recipe? Using lamb shanks means this lamb recipe is 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 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

Summer roast lamb with tomato and caper marinade

Try our recipe for seasonal roast lamb with a fresh tomato and caper marinade. This roast lamb recipe using leg of lamb is a great alternative for Easter Sunday if you’re looking for something lighter.

Summer Roast Lamb Recipe With Tomato and Caper Marinade

Greek lamb meatball, feta and tomato bake

Want a meatball bake recipe? Try our lamb meatball, feta and tomato bake for a comforting meal. This easy traybake recipe is a great all in one family friendly dish. Click here for our best ever meatball recipes.

Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe with Feta and Tomato

Summer lamb curry

Looking for a lamb curry recipe? 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. Click here for more lamb curry recipes.

Healthy Lamb Curry Recipe

Lamb naanwich

Want an alternative yet easy lamb recipe? Try our lamb naanwich recipe using lamb mince for a super quick and easy spicy dinner, ready on the table in 30 minutes.

Lamb NaanWich

Mini lamb hotpots

Want a classic hotpot recipe? Make a batch of these mini lamb hotpots and freeze them for later. They’re easy to make and great for an Easter feast.

Mini lamb hotpots

Spiced lamb and broccoli with pine nut, raisin and shallot dressing

Looking for an easy lamb steak recipe? Try this super simple spiced lamb recipe with tender long-stemmed broccoli. This easy lamb recipe makes for a great midweek meal.

Lamb Leg Steak Recipe with Broccoli, Pine Nut and Shallot Dressing

Lamb shish with saffron and caramelised red onion

Want to make your own lamb kebabs? Try our lamb shish kebabs with a few simple ingredients. Serve with warm pitta pockets, tzatziki and some lemon wedges.

lamb shish kebabs

Lamb tacos with minted pea guacamole

These lamb tacos using lamb steaks are quick and easy to make. This vibrant Mexican recipe makes a fun midweek meal to get stuck into.

Lamb Tacos Recipe with Minted Pea Guacamole

Barbacoa lamb carnitas

Our gluten free, slow-cooked lamb tortillas are great for a feast between family and friends, especially over the Easter period. 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

Pulled lamb with plum-sriracha

Looking for a lamb recipe to serve on Easter Sunday? Check out our pulled lamb recipe with a sweet plum-sriracha marinade. This lamb is slow cooked for six hours for the ultimate melt in the mouth meat, serve in the middle of the table for perfect sharing food.

Pulled Lamb Shoulder Recipe with Plums

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 with tahini and tomato sauce recipe

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

Try our lamb curry recipe which is low-calorie for an easy lamb recipe. Our low-calorie lamb curry is easy to make and packed with vibrant flavours of the Caribbean. Try our other curry recipes here.

Caribbean-style lamb curry

Smoked chilli meatballs with tahini, creamed beans and yogurt

Try these punchy chilli lamb meatballs with tahini and creamed beans for a simple midweek meal for 2. These easy lamb meatballs make for an easy dinner.

Creamed Beans with Tahini, Lamb Meatballs Recipe

Three-hour shoulder of lamb

Looking to cook a lamb shoulder? Try this three-hour meltingly tender shoulder of lamb which is perfect for a Sunday roast lunch and is zinged up with a dash of fresh coriander and mint.

Three-hour shoulder of 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 crusted lamb steaks with roasted roots

Lamb koftas with roasted peppers and raita

Check out our super simple recipe for lamb koftas and easy roasted red peppers. This dish is high in protein and low in calories, perfect for a midweek meal for four.

Lamb Kofta Recipe with Cucumber Raita

Moroccan meatballs with herb couscous

These lamb meatballs using lamb mince are served in a rich tomato sauce and buttery coriander and parsley couscous. A great lamb alternative to a roast lamb.

Moroccan Meatballs Recipe 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

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

Lamb steaks with giant couscous

Try our simple lamb steaks with giant couscous. This quick and easy everyday recipe is super fresh and filling, a great evening meal for two.

Lamb Steaks with Giant Cous Cous

Healthy lamb stew

Looking for a lamb stew recipe? Try our 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.

Healthier 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 comfort food using lamb steaks.

Persian Lamb Stew Recipe

Classic manti

If you’re seeking proper comfort food, you can’t go far wrong with dumplings. Check out our recipe for classic manti using lamb neck. These dumplings are the perfect dinner party starter.


Slow-roast leg of lamb 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 this recipe.

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. Try making it for an easy Easter Sunday lunch.

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 Recipe with Coleslaw Recipe

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 baked 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