Find easy roast lamb recipes for the perfect centrepiece, including roast leg of lamb, roast lamb shoulder and roast rack of lamb. Also check out our how to roast lamb article for lamb cooking times, temperatures and foolproof tips.
I like to cook potatoes in the tin around the roast and make a gravy using the juices. The only other thing you need is some fresh veg for a fantastic Sunday lunch with the minimum of fuss.
This leg of lamb is marinated overnight with fresh rosemary, garlic, mustard, honey and lemon zest. Be prepared for lots of requests for seconds!
Prunes and currants tossed with salted, roasted almonds, creme de cassis and mint is the stuffing for my rolled lamb roast. It's a very easy way to dress up a lamb roast for Christmas or Easter. The simple herb rub adds just the right amount of seasoning along with fresh garlic inserted into the top of the roast. My balsamic basil fig sauce creation drizzled over the sliced lamb is the perfect finishing touch and extremely flavourful thanks to the fresh basil.
In Greece, roast meat (lamb, beef, chicken) and potatoes is ubiquitous throughout the year. Upon my most recent visit to Athens, my aunt let me in on a secret that takes this traditional dish to another level. Instead of the usual lemon juice, she said, add the juice of one orange. I tried this upon my return home and it is absolutely delicious! It may be awhile before I go back to lemons -- and this dish is as delicious as it is simple.
A gorgeously spiced rack of lamb is seared and then finished in the oven, served with a quick and easy coriander mint sauce.