Stuffed leg of lamb on a roasting tin

Leg of lamb recipes

36 Recipes

You can cook leg of lamb in many ways apart from a classic Sunday roast. It can be barbecued, stewed or slow-cooked in a tagine to make it meltingly tender.

Hay-baked stuffed leg of lamb

4

(3 ratings)

Try something different with roast lamb and make this Sunday centrepiece cooked in hay – it adds a sweet smoky flavour. Just make sure it's free of pesticides...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Seven-hour lamb

4.71831

(71 ratings)

Slow cooked, melt-in-the-mouth meat that needs 7 hours in the oven but little more than 7 minutes work for the chef
  • 7 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Greek roast lamb

4.813955

(43 ratings)

If Spring is in the air you don't want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Rain-or-shine leg of lamb

5

(1 rating)

Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Lamb kleftiko

4.789475

(38 ratings)

Seal a leg of lamb in a parcel then roast it long and slow with garlic, lemon and herbs, and potatoes to soak up the delicious juices
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Lamb with thyme-roasted potatoes

4.53846

(13 ratings)

Sunday lunch doesn't have to be stressful - just pop a leg of lamb and herby sliced potatoes into one big dish
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Stewed lamb

4

(3 ratings)

This dish, as with all stews, tastes best the day after it's made when the meat is tender and has soaked up all the flavour it can...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Spiced roast lamb

4.75

(8 ratings)

An Indian-inspired yogurt marinade with cumin, turmeric, chilli and fennel works beautifully with a joint of succulent meat
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

BBQ minty garlic lamb

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Infuse lamb with mint and garlic - goes really well on the barbecue, or cook indoors for 4-5 mins on each side
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Slow-cooked lamb with onions & thyme

4.64423

(104 ratings)

Five ingredients, one pot, no effort. This meltingly tender lamb dish is satisfyingly rich, and virtually cooks itself
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Lamb kebabs & Greek salad

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Skewer your meat and griddle to your preference and serve with a healthy salad of tomatoes, olives and feta
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Quick lamb biryani

4.35065

(77 ratings)

Get your mates round and cook up this simple biryani, team it with a few of our Indian side dishes and you've got a party
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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