All the lamb roast recipes to try this Easter

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There’s a lot we would give up for a lamb roast. Including five to six hours of roasting time for the yoghurt-marinated leg of lamb, or an overnight marinade for the schwarma-style lamb. We’re just that into it.

Lamb shanks with chakalaka


lamb shanks with chakalaka recipe
Cook’s note: Nothing goes with lamb shanks and chakalaka quite like a bed of fluffy mashed potatoes. Try sweet potato mash as a guilt-free alternative.

Try the recipe here.

Deboned leg of lamb with turmeric sweet potato mash



Cook’s note: Nutty roast cauliflower, earthy turmeric sweet potato mash, salty olive-and-anchovy lamb… a perfect match!

Try the recipe here.

Rosemary salt-baked lamb rack



Cook’s note: The salt crust allows the meat to roast evenly and imparts flavour and succulence. It doesn’t impart an overly salty flavour.

Try the recipe here.

Schwarma-style lamb


Marinate for an hour, or overnight, for best results.

Try the recipe here.

Butterflied rosemary lamb with brinjal and onion confit


Butterflied rosemary lamb with brinjal and onion confit
Cook’s note: Roast with sweetly caramelised onions and earthy brinjals and serve with spoonfuls of lemony rosmarino.

Try the recipe here.

Yoghurt-marinated leg of lamb stuffed with spinach


Five to six hours in the oven, but absolutely worth the wait.
Yoghurt-marinated leg of lamb stuffed with spinach recipe
Cook’s note: The longer you leave the lamb in the yoghurt marinade, the more tender it’ll be.

Try the recipe here.

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Melissa Wentzel Article by: Melissa Wentzel

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