Easter Lamb Recipes
Whether you’re hosting a formal Easter dinner or a more casual get-together of family and friends, lamb makes the perfect main dish. We’ve rounded up options for every kind of Easter feast: crown roast, lamb chops, rack of lamb – and even an easy lamb ragu over pasta.
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Crown Roast of Lamb
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Herbed Leg of Lamb with Roasted Turnips
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Lamb Chops with Tomato-Mint Jam
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Marinated Lamb Chops
Reserve a bit of the marinade before coating the lamb chops — it makes a great dipping sauce!
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Lamb Chops with Eggplant Caponata
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Roasted Rack of Lamb with Mint Pesto
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Braised Lamb Shanks with Carrots, Black Pepper and Miso
Alex merges the flavors of the Middle East and the Far East in her fall-off-the-bone braised lamb shanks.
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Rigatoni with Lamb Ragu
Lamb shanks, tomato paste and water make a no-sweat ragu to serve over rigatoni.
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Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Easy Tzatziki
Ina’s recipe is key for a busy Easter. The lamb can be marinated the night before and roasted for just 30 minutes before the guests arrive. Plus, it’s equally delicious served hot or warm when paired with Ina’s easy tzatziki.
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Lamb Chops with Garlic and Rosemary
A creamy garlic sauce turns classic lamb chops into a rich and decadent dinner.
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Marinated Lamb Shoulder Chops
Anne prepares a thick paste of olive oil, herbs and lemon to marinate her tender lamb chops.
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Orecchiette with Lamb and Asparagus
Crumbled lamb sausage is cooked with asparagus, tomatoes and peas in Giada’s 30-minute Easter dinner.
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Classic Rosemary Lamb Chops
You only need a few key ingredients for Nancy’s simple yet classic lamb chops.
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Grilled Lamb Chops with Toasted Hazelnut Pesto
A nutty pesto is the only decoration needed for simple yet elegant grilled lamb.
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Lamb Tagine with Carrots and Turnips
Valerie puts a spin on the traditional tagine by incorporating both pomegranate juice and pomegranate seeds. In addition to extra sweetness and crunch, Valerie says the fruit symbolizes good luck.
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Sweet and Smoky Lamb Ribs
Smoked hot paprika and orange marmalade lend a sweet-and-smoky flavor to Giada’s lamb ribs.
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