Lamb Recipes

Try our best lamb recipes for classic favorites, such as lamb chops and leg of lamb. We'll also show you how to prepare ground lamb. Lamb is often reserved for special occasions, but there are plenty of opportunities to cook with lamb for everyday dinners, too. Making simple stews, kabobs, and lamb meatballs are easy ways to use lamb. Wonderfully seasoned lamb chops are another dish that can be whipped up for a quick weeknight dinner. For a more showstopping dish, try rack of lamb. Don't be intimidated—our how-to guide makes easy work of this special dish. If you haven't cooked much with lamb because you're unsure about the cuts, review our cooking chart with times and temperatures for lamb, as well as other types of meat. You'll also want to use our guide for safe cooking with meat, including lamb, and how to handle it in the kitchen.

Lamb Chops with Potatoes and Herb-Brown Butter Vinaigrette

Thinly sliced baby potatoes that have been just briefly boiled soak up the vinaigrette's nutty, brown-butter flavor.
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Pressure Cooker Country Lamb Stew

It might surprise you, but this hearty lamb stew is healthy too! As an added bonus, it only takes 45 minutes to toss together.
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Lamb, Bean, and Sweet Potato Chili

Is chili on your menu tonight? It should be! Especially when you can prep this lamb, sweet potato, and black bean chili recipe in the morning, and come home to a slow cooker dinner at the end of the day.
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Homemade Gyros

To give these gyros their signature crispiness, refrigerate the meat after baking and then saute before serving. And don't forget to top with your favorite fresh veggies!
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Orange-Tequila Lamb Shanks

The tequila sauce in this lamb shanks recipe gives the dish Mexican flavor, while jalapeno peppers add heat. Make this recipe for your next Mexican dinner night to impress everyone at your table.
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Lamb Fatteh with Asparagus

This skillet with richly flavored lamb pieces is inspired by a traditional Middle Eastern dish. Whole wheat Israeli couscous is a more healthful alternative to typically used pita pieces and rice.
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More Lamb Recipes

Greek Sloppy Joe Pitas

Pita pockets, the dependable stuff-it bread for tumbling-ingredient sandwiches, are perfect for holding this joe made with Greece's ubiquitous lamb and trademark Mediterranean herbs.
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Greek Lamb Wraps

Try slow cooked roasted lamb instead of lamb gyro meat for a fresh twist on the Greek food favorite. The cucumber salad and garlic mayo spread harken back to the flavors of tzatziki.
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Lamb Meatballs with Cranberry Drizzle

Meatballs - even gloriously good ones - are easy to prepare. For the juiciest, most flavorful meatballs, choose meat that is 80 percent lean and 20 percent fat.