Whole roast lamb on wooden board with pot of sauce

Roast lamb recipes

41 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

4.80814

(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

Hay-baked stuffed leg of lamb

4

(2 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

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

Roast lamb stuffed with apricot & mint

0

(0 ratings)

Take roast lamb to another level with a flavourful apricot and mint stuffing. Great for a Sunday roast, or as an alternative to turkey at Christmas
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Slow-cooked Greek lamb

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Take your time making this easy one-pot lamb dish for an informal centrepiece meal. You can slow-cook it two days ahead and serve it with Greek meze dishes
  • 6 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Slow-roasted shoulder of lamb

4.142855

(7 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

4.895835

(36 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 lamb chops

4.39706

(34 ratings)

This one-pan lamb chops 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

4.166665

(18 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

4.642855

(7 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

1.25

(1 rating)

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

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