6 Tempting Lamb Recipes {how to cook lamb}

Today we are learning how to cook lamb with 6 tempting lamp recipes!  There are a variety of options for preparing Lamb and the recipes below are sure to broaden your cooking horizons. Lamb is an easy dish to add some ethnic flair to – from North African spices to a Greek spin, the recipes below will take your otherwise lifeless lamb dishes to interesting and flavorful.

Grilled Lamb

Grilled Lamb Chops with Harissa Harissa is a spice combination common to North Africa and includes a variety of spices to heat up your dish.  This particular recipe includes the likes of fresh red chiles and red bell pepper among others. If you’re looking for some heat to your grilled lamb chops, this is the dish for you.

Lamb Burgers with Garlic, Shallots and Feta on a Homemade Rosemary Focaccia Bread Mix ground lamb with garlic, shallots and feta to create this flavorful spin on the burger. Add the homemade rosemary focaccia included with this recipe post and you have a very satisfying meal.

Grilled Marinated Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki This recipe adds in a classic greek element by using a tomato tzatziki. Tzatziki is a common greek staple – greek yogurt mixed with various fresh ingredients like this tomato, carrot,  garlic, olive oil, and parsley – adds a refreshing sauce compliment to your lamb dish. Tzatziki is often used as an accompaniment to a dish or as an appetizer with pita bread.

Roasted Lamb

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Moroccan Spice (step by step photos) Add a pre-mixed Moroccan spice rub or create your own with the recipe included – either way you get a flavorful rack of lamb. Recipe includes temperature instructions for rare, medium and well-done versions of this dish to meet every preference.

Roasted Loin Chops with Mustard-Herb Crust These loin chops are coated with a panko breadcrumb mixture that includes a pre-simmered herb blend that is to die-for. Once coated, they are then roasted in the oven. A lovely dish for entertaining a small dinner party.

Roasted Lamb Ribs with Rosemary This recipe calls for a pre-boil before roasting in the oven allowing for the meat to become tender. Rosemary and garlic combined with Caraway make for a simply flavorful roasted lamb dish.

Need additional tips for creating the best lamb for your personal palate? Head to the Natural Lamb Co-op online for a thorough guide on Lamb preparation – grilling, roasting, braising and stewing – this site is a great resource for all your lamb cooking methods.

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Post contributed by Nicole at Moments that Define Life. Nicole is a stiletto wearing, Cabernet sipping Mama to three girls. She has spent the bulk of her life being a bad cook. But, she has reformed her ways and vows to improve her skills each day in an effort to keep her husband. Her efforts are lost on her children, who respectfully prefer chicken nuggets and PB&J’s.


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  1. Just had Lamb chops for dinner. I love lamb because if it ease in cooking. I just threw them on the BBQ and let the fat juices burn and give the meat a rich, smoky flavor.

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