Stuffed leg of lamb on a roasting tin

Leg of lamb recipes

37 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.

Quick lamb biryani


(100 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

Lamb, apricot & shallot tagine


(14 ratings)

Adapted from the Moroccan roast lamb fish 'mechoui', this slow-cooked dish has an aromatic marinade and irresistably fruity sauce
  • 8 hours
  • Easy

Barbecued Greek lamb with tzatziki


(13 ratings)

Follow our step-by-step guide to butterflying a leg of lamb, prepare with Greek flavours and roast or BBQ
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Family meals: Easy lamb tagine


(48 ratings)

Sweet juicy apricots and tender butternut squash are a winner with kids and make for a delicious Middle Eastern family meal for toddlers through to teens and beyond
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Lamb, squash & apricot tagine


(61 ratings)

A Moroccan mainstay, this slow-cooked casserole is flavoured with coriander and ras-el-hanout spices
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Slow-cooked lamb with onions & thyme


(122 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 & rosemary envelopes


(29 ratings)

Cook lamb steaks with herbs and wrap into a puff pastry parcel - you'll need just five ingredients
  • 55 mins
  • More effort


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