35+ BEST Lamb Recipes

Love lamb? Here are 35+ amazingly delicious lamb recipes to try out. From pasta recipes, to soups, appetizers and more!

Lamb is such a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes – from savory pasta dishes to soups, kebabs and more!

Here are 35+ of the best recipes with lamb.

Some of the most popular lamb recipes on my blog include these Marinated Lamb Chops with Rosemary & Garlic, Rack of Lamb with Parmesan Herb Curst, and this Lamb Curry. But there are so many great options!

Keep reading to discover some new favorites!

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The BEST Lamb Recipes

Close up of grilled lamb chops with rosemary.
Marinated Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic is an easy summer grilling recipe you can cook in minutes. Each chop is saturated with rich and earthy flavors thanks to an herbaceous marinade made with simple ingredients.
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Overhead shot of bowl of lamb curry served over rice with dollop of yogurt and charred lemon slices.
Slow Cooker Lamb Curry is a hearty meal that’s easy to prepare & delicious. This easy lamb curry recipe results in fall apart tender meat that’s perfectly spiced. 
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Lamb chops arranged on grey plate next to bowl of peanut sauce.
These Lamb Chops with Spicy Peanut Sauce are perfect for your next BBQ. Rich, smoky grilled lamb pairs perfectly with the creamy, tangy Thai-style spicy peanut sauce. It’s a delicious, quick and easy dinner.
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Spicy cumin lamb wide noodles in brown bowl with chopsticks.
These boldly flavored Cumin Lamb Noodles are just as delicious as the restaurant version but use much more accessible ingredients. Made with tender lamb shoulder and toasted spices, you’re going to want to make this for more than just special occasions!
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Overhead close up of bowl of lamb stew.
Birria de Borrego is a beautiful, smoky, and flavorful Mexican lamb stew. Simmered long and low on the stove, this dish is perfect for your next family gathering.
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Rack of lamb sliced into chops and laid out on tray next to fresh herbs.
This Sous Vide Rack of Lamb recipe is juicy, tender and delicious. Cooked to a perfect medium-rare.
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SIDE VIEW OF BOWL OF LAMB WONTONS.
These delicious Lamb Dumplings are served up in a spicy ginger broth for ultimate slurp-ability. Easy dumplings are made with wonton wrappers and filled with ground lamb, mushrooms, ginger & garlic.
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Overhead close up of cooked lamb chops on plate.
Broiled Lamb Chops with Mint Mustard Sauce come together in 30 minutes and are perfect for a weeknight dinner, but fancy enough to highlight at the Easter dinner table.
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Overhead shot of lemon orzo dressed with tzatziki, cucumber slices, lemons and lamb.
Lemon Orzo Bowls with ground lamb & tzatziki are a Greek-inspired healthy dinner that’s got the flavors of a gyro sandwich, all piled into one bowl.
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Overhead close up shot of feta pasta in shallow white bowl.
This Ground Lamb Pasta with feta, cherry tomatoes & calabrian chiles is the tastiest way to recreate the baked feta TikTok craze that's been sweeping the internet. It's creamy, tangy and so super delicious!
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Lamb chops arranged on grey plate topped with mint leaves.
Turn to this Sous Vide Lamb Chops recipe to make perfectly juicy and tender lamb every time. Ready in as little as 1 hour, you can depend on this foolproof, show-stopping meal for special occasions or simple weeknight dinners!
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Prepared lamb chops arranged on grey plate.
Learn how to cook lamb chops with perfect results every time! Make a quick marinade with olive oil, garlic, lemon and rosemary. Then, cook your chops on the grill, in the oven, or on the stove.
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This easy lamb taco meat recipe can be made in a slow-cooker, Instant Pot or on the good old stove top.
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Grilled lamb kebabs on plate with dollops of sesame sauce.
This Lamb Kebab Recipe is delicious! Served with a creamy sesame sauce, every bite is enhanced with its rich, nutty, and pleasantly tangy flavors.
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Roasted Rack of Lamb- Seasoned simply & topped with a most amazing basil honey goat cheese sauce, perfect center to your Easter table!
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Greek Lamb Souvlaki Plates- grilled lamb, roasted potatoes & avocado tzatziki – super simple, so delicious and everyone will love!
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Rich and meaty Slowly Braised Lamb Ragu Sauce – Intensely flavorful lamb shoulder ragu, perfect paired with pappardelle, gnocchi, or polenta!
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Tender seasoned ground lamb is served with turmeric rice and topped with lettuce, tomato, spiced Greek yogurt sauce, hot sauce and pita bread
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Greek Style Roasted Lamb Gyros with Harissa Spiced Tzatziki, a different twist on your Easter lamb.
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Side view of two lamb burgers arranged on plate next to bowl of caramelized onions and glass of red wine.
Lamb Burgers with Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onions are perfect for the summer grilling season. The lamb burgers are seasoned with a red wine reduction, as are the caramelized onions, then they're topped with creamy goat cheese and peppery arugula. Yum!
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Herb crusted rack of lamb on grey serving platter with three chops sliced off.
This Rack of Lamb with Herb Crust recipe is juicy, tender and delicious. Cooked in the oven to a perfect medium-rare and encrusted with parmesan cheese & fresh herbs.
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For the most succulent roast lamb of your life, try this 12 hour slow roasted lamb shoulder! Marinated then slow cooked overnight.
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30-Minute Ground Lamb Stir Fry with Green Beans will be on your dinner table in a hurry. Serve it over rice for a wholesome meal that will bring some excitement to your weeknight cooking routine.
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The Mediterranean flavors in this burger make a great alternative to a traditional burger for summer parties.
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This Rustic Lamb Pie is a great way to introduce your friends and family to a new flavorful dish using ground lamb. It’s hearty and homey and just perfect for the season.
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Sfeeha is a variation of a meat pie or fatayar, it is more of a pizza than a pie. Traditionally made with with ground beef, this version uses lamb.The rich lamb flavor, tangy pomegranate molasses and yogurt really meld well together.
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This recipe takes a time consuming meal and gets it on the table fast, and in the most delicious way.
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Mini Lamb Skewers with hummus and parsley onion salad makes a perfect appetizer, especially during the holiday season.
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Lamb kebabs on plate next to bottle of wine on picnic blanket in the sand.
Grilled Lamb Kebabs, made with ground lamb, are served with a delicious Basil Tahini Sauce. It’s a delicious, paleo & keto friendly recipe featuring Middle Eastern flavors.
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These loaded Greek fries are topped with lamb, pickled red onions, and feta cheese. You’ll love them dipped in whipped feta or tzatziki!
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Sink your teeth into this incredibly delicious, braised lamb shanks recipe that is slow-cooked in an amazingly flavored broth.
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Veggies and olives arranged on sheet pan topped with lamb - out of oven.
This Sheet Pan Lamb Dinner makes holiday entertaining easy. Lamb is roasted with potatoes, tomatoes, lemons and olives until perfectly cooked and ready to serve. 
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A chickpea soup exploding with flavour!! Tastes like everyone’s favourite Chicken Shawarma, except it’s in chickpea soup form with lamb.
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Side view of bowl of lamb pasta.
Instant Pot Pasta with Lamb & Mint will be on your dinner table with minimal effort. This delicious dinner is quickly & easily prepared with the help of your electric pressure cooker.
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Grilled Rack of Lamb with Pistachio Basil Pesto will upgrade your next BBQ or tailgate. Frenched rack of lamb is grilled, sliced & topped with basil pesto. | platingsandpairings.com
Upgrade your next summer barbecue with this Grilled Rack of Lamb with Pistachio Basil Pesto.
Rack of lamb sliced into chops and laid out on tray next to fresh herbs.
This easy Grilled Rack of Lamb recipe is perfect for your next BBQ. Rich, smoky grilled lamb that’s so tender & juicy! It’s a delicious, quick and easy dinner that’s sure to impress. 
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How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these ground lamb recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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Close up of grilled lamb chops with rosemary.

35+ BEST Lamb Recipes

Love lamb? Here are 35+ amazingly delicious lamb recipes to try out. From pasta recipes, to soups, appetizers and more! Try these Marinated Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Marinating & Resting Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine the olive oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt & pepper in a small bowl.
  • Pour the mixture over the lamb chops and let marinate at least 30 minutes, or up to overnight.
  • Heat grill to 500-degrees and grill chops for 4-6 minutes per side, until the internal temperature reads 135-degrees, for medium-rare.
  • Let rest 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

If you don’t have a grill – don’t worry! You have options. You can also make these lamb chops in the broiler or on a grill pan on the stove:
  • Grill Pan: Cook on medium heat for 4-6 minutes per side.
  • Broiler: Preheat your broiler to HIGH. Remove lamb from refrigerator 30-minutes before you plan to cook them. Broil for 5-8 minutes per side.
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Equipment

Small Bowl
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Nutrition

Calories: 1179kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 104g | Saturated Fat: 42g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 47g | Cholesterol: 251mg | Sodium: 1063mg | Potassium: 755mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 6mg

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