15 Easter Lamb Recipes to Serve at Your Holiday Dinner
Serve up a holiday feast they're sure to remember. Our Easter lamb recipes are ideal for serving a crowd. We'll show you how to prepare juicy leg of lamb roast, lamb chops, and even an Italian-inspired lamb meatloaf. This year make a traditional Easter dinner starring lamb.
Grill-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Amogio
Our take on the classic Italian Amogio sauce stars olive oil, garlic, fresh lemon juice, and mint. Use half to marinate your Easter lamb before roasting and half for serving.
Test Kitchen Tip: For this recipe, you'll need a boneless, butterflied leg of lamb. Ask your butcher to prepare it for you.
Honey-Rosemary Roast Lamb with Potatoes and Green Beans
We love an Easter lamb recipe that's as easy as tossing ingredients in your slow cooker. First layer in chopped fresh vegetables and top with a boneless leg of lamb roast. A garlicky lemon sauce finishes the dish.
Roasted Leg of Lamb
Preparing roasted leg of lamb isn't difficult and the payoff is delicious. You'll be rewarded with succulent juicy meat that's best served with our homemade creamy mustard sauce and mint jelly.
Lamb Chops with Blackberry-Pear Chutney
This Easter lamb chop recipe takes advantage of in-season produce like fresh juicy pears. Use them to create a flavorful chutney topper made with blackberries, green onions, and cloves.
Garlicky Roasted Lambs with Potatoes
Don't be alarmed by the anchovies in this lamb Easter dinner recipe. As the roast cooks, they melt into the sauce creating a rich, savory flavor without any fishiness.
Slow-Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops with Sherry
This slow cooker Easter lamb recipe gets its Spanish-inspired flavor from dry sherry wine. Look for it in the vinegar aisle of your grocery store. Plan on serving one eight-ounce shoulder chop per person at your Easter dinner.
Italian-Style Slow Cooker Meat Loaf
Meat loaf might not be on your radar for Easter dinner, but this flavorful rendition deserves a spot on your table. Additions like ground lamb, fresh parsley, and balsamic vinegar add an Italian flair your family is sure to love.
Warm Salad with Lamb Chops and Mediterranean Dressing
Pomegranate-Marinated Lamb Chops
This make-ahead Easter lamb recipe is ready when you are! Whip up the pomegranate and mint marinade and pour it over raw lamb rib chops. Toss them in the freezer for up to four months. Simply thaw in the refrigerator before grilling and serving.
Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Roasted Radishes and Orange Vinaigrette
Roasting radishes mellows out their spice and they become succulent and sweet. Pair them with a juicy herb-crusted rib roast for your holiday lamb dinner.
Orange-Tequila Lamb Shanks
Lamb with Eggplant Relish
Lamb Shanks with Three-Olive Sauce
A trio of olives brighten and balance meaty braised lamb shanks. We used Kalamata, Spanish, and oil-cured black olives for this slow cooker Easter lamb recipe but feel free to substitute your favorite variety.
Test Kitchen Tip: Ask your butcher to cut the lamb shanks into small 4-inch pieces for easy serving.
Mediterranean Lamb Skillet
This Greek Easter lamb recipe cooks up in just one skillet—perfect for effortless spring entertaining. Cooked orzo, diced tomatoes, and Kalamata olives make a flavorful side for sautéed lamb chops. Finish the dish with a sprinkle of fresh rosemary.
Rack of Lamb
An irresistibly crunchy topper made with cornflakes, panko, and rosemary crowns this roast lamb recipe for Easter.
Test Kitchen Tip: This recipe calls for "frenched" lamb. Ask your butcher to remove the cartilage and fat between the rib bones or do it yourself using a small knife.