7 lamb recipes to try

Tired of the usual chicken, pork, or beef? We’ve gathered some creative yet simple lamb recipes that we’re sure your family will love

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kebabs

Marinated Lamb Kebabs with Grilled Vegetables

Lamb is particularly wonderful when grilled. Add such delectable flavoring as cilantro, lime, mint, and cumin, and you'll love this warm-weather entrée.

Get the recipe: Marinated Lamb Kebabs with Grilled Vegetables

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Baked Lamb-Stuffed Zucchini

Baked Lamb-Stuffed Zucchini

Lamb also tastes great when baked. In this tasty dish, minced lamb is mixed with all sorts of lovely flavorings, then baked inside zucchini.

Get the recipe: Baked Lamb-Stuffed Zucchini

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Country Lamb and Vegetable Cobbler

Country Lamb and Vegetable Cobbler

Because lamb has a stronger flavor than other meats, a small amount goes a long way. In this hearty one-dish meal, there are more vegetables than meat, but the flavor of lamb is clearly in every bite.

Get the recipe: Country Lamb and Vegetable Cobbler

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Greek-Style Baked Lamb and Eggplant

Greek-Style Baked Lamb and Eggplant

Few cooking traditions embrace lamb as much as Greek. Fresh herbs, tomatoes, and plentiful garlic make this lovely baked entrée taste uniquely Mediterranean. This dish is similar to moussaka, but with orzo pasta instead of rice.

Get the recipe: Greek-Style Baked Lamb and Eggplant

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shanks

Slow-Cooker Burgundy Lamb Shanks

Some cuts of meat are meant to be grilled fast; others are best simmered for hours.  In this recipe, lamb shanks, wine, vegetables, and herbs simmer for eight hours to reach a level of taste and tenderness that will please most everyone.

Get the recipe: Slow-Cooker Burgundy Lamb Shanks

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Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

Have you ever had a lamb burger? You may never look at a beef version the same after trying this variation, which is subtly flavored with nutmeg and thyme and includes onions and grated carrots.

Get the recipe: Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

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Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

Have you ever had a lamb burger? You may never look at a beef version the same after trying this variation, which is subtly flavored with nutmeg and thyme and includes onions and grated carrots.

Get the recipe: Lamb Burgers with Fruit Relish

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pita

Hot Chili Lamb in Pita Pockets

How yummy is this? Thin lamb slices are stir-fried with such lovely flavorings as garlic, ginger, mint, and a little hot sauce, then served inside toasty pita pockets. This is hands-on food at its best!

Get the recipe: Hot Chili Lamb in Pita Pockets

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