Sick of chicken? Switch up your weeknight protein to include lamb. It’s easier to cook than you think, and here, we’ve rounded up a selection of easy-to-prepare, yet impressive-to-serve dishes. From simple lamb chops to a whole rack of lamb, there’s a lamb recipe for every season so you can enjoy this juicy, rich, underappreciated meat, any time of year.
Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops
Think lamb chops are boring? Use some Moroccan-inspired spices to turn simple lamb chops into something special. Fresh mint in both the marinade and the couscous makes for a bright dish for a weeknight dinner with a difference.
Grilled Lamb Kofta Kebab
Grilled Lamb Loin With Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette
Lamb loin is a delicate cut of meat that grills up beautifully. Add the tanginess of a sundried tomato vinaigrette to keep it light and fresh.
Apricot Pistachio BBQ Grilled Rack of Lamb
A pistachio-and-apricot crust is a game-changer for delicious lamb with this impressive dish that makes the most of your BBQ grill.
Hot and Sweet Pepper Curry Sauce With Chicken, Lamb or Beef
Think stew is ho-hum? Try this versatile stew made with lamb and hot and sweet peppers – it’s bursting with sweet and savoury flavour, and anything but boring!
Lamb Souvlaki With Rice and Watermelon Salad
Layer your lamb with veggies on a stick and serve with a fresh watermelon salad for the perfect (and perfectly simple!) summer weeknight dinner.
Lamb Shoulder With Prune and Cognac Stuffing
Boneless lamb shoulder is stuffed with a fresh filling of toasted pine nuts, prunes, sauteed onion, fresh mint and rosemary in this (gorgeous) and crowd-pleasing dish.
Get the recipe for Lamb Shoulder With Prune and Cognac Stuffing
Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb
Impress guests in just a few steps with this restaurant-worthy rack of lamb finished with a crunchy herbed coating.
Grilled Lamb Meatball Flatbread With Grilled Tomato Sauce
This easy-to-prepare flatbread is topped with flavourful meatballs, a smoky tomato sauce, fresh herbs and tangy feta cheese.
Giada's Grilled Lamb Chops
Tender grilled lamb chops are a simply show-stopping main course, especially when they’re beautifully seasoned. This recipe calls for a flavour-rich mix of thyme, rosemary, garlic and cayenne pepper.