Flavorful Lamb Dishes

Whether you plan to grill a rack of lamb, roast a leg, or braise a shank, you won’t go wrong with one of these dishes from SAVEUR magazine.

Lamb Shanks in Red Wine with Creamy Eggplant

A creamy eggplant purée, enriched with béchamel and Gruyère cheese serves as a bed for meltingly tender lamb shanks, slow-braised in red wine and aromatics. Get the recipe for Lamb Shanks in Red Wine with Creamy Eggplant »
Redolent of rosemary, chiles, and balsamic vinegar, this sweet and-sour-dish is based on one shared with us by McGill College student Amanda Garbut.

Roasted Rack Of Lamb with Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

The flavors of fall and winter are perfectly represented in this simple and elegant meal. Get the recipe for Roasted Rack Of Lamb with Roasted Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad »

Braised Leg of Lamb

A traditional French preparation of braising lamb for several hours in an aromatic bath of garlic, rosemary, wine, and chicken stock leaves the meat meltingly tender. See the recipe for Braised Leg of Lamb »

Lamb Salad

Roasted lamb top round, a tender and flavorful cut from the leg, is the centerpiece of this composed salad of earthy mushrooms, crisp potatoes, and a garlicky vinaigrette. See the recipe for Lamb Salad »

Albanian Baked Lamb and Rice with Yogurt (Tave Kosi)

Garlicky lamb and rice baked under a thick, tart veil of yogurt is a dish beloved throughout Albania. Get the recipe for Albanian Baked Lamb and Rice with Yogurt (Tave Kosi) »
In the Indian city of Hyderabad, this dish is traditionally made using goat, but lamb makes an excellent substitute; including the bones adds an unmatched depth of flavor. While peeled muskmelon and watermelon seeds are usually used to thicken the dish, we’ve substituted pumpkin seeds in our version.

Seaweed-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

Seaweed-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

Rack of Lamb with Rosemary and Thyme (December 2009)

This herb-adorned rack of lamb is seared then roasted at high heat for a crispy brown crust.

Russian Lamb Kebab with Tomato-Prune Sauce (Shashlik)

Robust lamb and onion kebabs steeped in a tenderizing seltzer and vinegar marinade are paired with a sauce of tomatoes, prunes, and herbs.