Roast leg of lamb with a pot of pesto, on a dish

Roast lamb recipes

37 Recipes

Try our succulent roast lamb recipes. We have you covered for a traditional Sunday lunch and more exotic versions with Middle Eastern or Indian spices.

 

Greek roast lamb

4.86842

(38 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

Slow-roasted shoulder of lamb

5

(3 ratings)

Perfectly marinated meat that melts in the mouth is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Cook this roast for 5 hours, rest, then sprinkle with zesty gremolata
  • 5 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Harissa lamb with labneh & chickpeas

5

(1 rating)

Lamb rump, a tender cut from the top of the leg, is similar in flavour and texture to beef rump steak. It makes an excellent roasting joint for two people
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Lamb kleftiko

4.87903

(31 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

Herby lamb fillet with caponata

4.375

(4 ratings)

Tick off all 5 of your 5 a day with this super-healthy Sunday roast. To make it vegetarian, omit the lamb and add chickpeas to the caponata.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Rosemary roast chops & potatoes

4.267855

(28 ratings)

This one-pan supper only requires some quick assembling- pack in the Mediterranean flavours then let the oven do the work
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Three-hour shoulder of lamb

4.78409

(22 ratings)

This one-pot roast is simplicity itself - cooking the shoulder slowly means the meat will melt away from the bone
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Quick roast lamb

4.117645

(17 ratings)

When you want the roast experience but haven't got hours to spare, this version really hits the spot
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Spiced roast lamb

4.583335

(6 ratings)

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

Salt-baked lamb shanks

0

(0 ratings)

Slow roast lamb shanks in a salt-dough crust and impress your dinner party guests with tender, succulent meat
  • 4 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge

Korean crusted roast lamb

5

(2 ratings)

The crust on this roast leg of lamb is based on a Korean barbecue marinade called bulgogi - perfect for a Sunday roast with a difference
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Marrakech lamb with tahini squash gratin

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Spice up your Sunday lunch with this Moroccan roast lamb, bursting with North African flavours - coriander, cumin, cinnamon and mint
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Chard-stuffed roast lamb

5

(1 rating)

Shoulder of lamb is a juicy and flavoursome cut- stuff with robust green chard plus raisins, pine nuts and olives for Mediterranean flavour
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

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