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Leg of lamb recipes

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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.

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  • Leg of lamb on tray with knife

    Hay-baked stuffed leg of lamb

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 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

  • Really easy roast leg of lamb in a roasting tin

    Easy roast leg of lamb

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Roast a leg of lamb for a family feast. It's ideal served with roasties and your favourite spring vegetables for an Easter dinner or Sunday roast

  • Slow cooked leg of lamb on a serving platter with vegetables

    Slow cooked leg of lamb

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

    Slow cooked, melt-in-the-mouth meat that needs seven hours in the oven but little more than seven minutes work from the cook

  • Slow cooker leg of lamb on a plate

    Slow cooker leg of lamb

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg

  • Moroccan-style barbecued leg of lamb

    Moroccan-style barbecued leg of lamb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.29 ratings

    Mary Cadogan demonstrates the technique of boning out a leg of lamb and how to cook it

  • Herb-crusted leg of lamb with red wine gravy

    Herb-crusted leg of lamb with red wine gravy

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    Thanks to a breadcrumb coating made with parsley, mint, rosemary and garlic, this roast joint is a cut above the rest

  • Maple & chilli-glazed leg of lamb on a chopping board with chopped green chillies

    Maple & chilli-glazed leg of lamb

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a lovely maple and chilli glaze to brush over a leg of lamb, ready for barbecuing – a great choice when you haven’t got time for marinating

  • Greek roast lamb

    Greek roast lamb

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.62 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

  • Rain-or-shine leg of lamb

    Rain-or-shine leg of lamb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted

  • Roast leg of lamb with basil & mint pesto

    Roast leg of lamb with basil & mint pesto

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Score the skin of your lamb and marinate with a herby, garlicky pesto for an extra special Sunday roast

  • Lamb kleftiko

    Lamb kleftiko

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.67 ratings

    Seal a leg of lamb in a parcel then roast it long and slow with garlic, lemon, herbs and potatoes to soak up the delicious juices

  • Marinated lamb leg, romanesco & pickled walnuts

    Marinated lamb leg, romanesco & pickled walnuts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    An impressive winter main course with tender lamb and seasonal veg. If you can’t find romanesco, use two large cauliflowers instead to make the 'couscous'

  • Slow-cooked harissa lamb in a roasting dish

    Slow-cooked harissa lamb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try this slow cooked harissa lamb as an alternative roast. We love the texture – it’s half-roasted and half-pulled, fork-tender but still easy to carve

  • Lamb with thyme-roasted potatoes

    Lamb with thyme-roasted potatoes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Stewed lamb

    Stewed lamb

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.8 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

  • Spiced roast lamb

    Spiced roast lamb

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

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

  • BBQ minty garlic lamb

    BBQ minty garlic lamb

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

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