6 lamb recipes to shake up Easter

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6 lamb recipes to shake up Easter

We love a roast, but there’s so much more you can do with lamb. This Easter, why not try something different to make the day extra special? From South African favourites to the ultimate leftover sandwich, here are 6 exciting lamb recipes to make this Easter.

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There’s nothing wrong with steering away from tradition. Sure, roast lamb is an impressive centrepiece on any Easter table, but why limit yourself? Explore all the wonders lamb has to offer this Easter.

1. Lamb potjie

Take things outdoors with a potjie. This stew is slow-cooked over open flames until the meat is tender. The use of stewing lamb great for your wallet and the best thing about a potpie is that you can use your favourite hearty veggies.

Lamb potjieGet the recipe for lamb potjie here. 

2. Denningsvleis

If you’re unfamiliar with this Cape Malay dish, you’ve been missing out. This stew is a great example of balanced sweet and sour flavours that are best served with rice or flatbreads.

DenningvleisGet the recipe for denningsvleis here.

3. Inyama namadombolo (lamb shin with dumplings)

With the weather cooling down, we’re all craving comforting meals. What’s more comforting than slow-cooked lamb shins with pillowy dumplings?

inyama namadombolo lamb shin with dumplingsGet the recipe for inyama namadombolo here. 

4. Lamb ribbetjies with chimichurri baby potatoes and crunchy radishes

Easter lunch doesn’t have to be formal. Keep things chilled and laid back for the long weekend with a braai. These lamb ribbetjies are ready to serve in no time so make sure you’ve prepped the sides in advance.

Get the recipe for lamb ribbetjies here. 

5. Leftover lamb prego rolls

If you’ve decided to go the classic route with roasted lamb, this is the perfect recipe to make with the leftovers. After all, you don’t want to spend the weekend cooking every day!

Leftover lamb prego rollsGet the recipe for leftover lamb prego rolls here. 

6. Lamb ragù pasta

This recipe is a step up from bolognese. Instead of mince meat, a leg of lamb is braised in wine and tomato until tender and falls off the bone. This is perfect for an Italian-inspired Easter menu.

Get the recipe for lamb ragù pasta here.

For more ideas and tips on what to do with lamb, visit cookingwithlamb.com.

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