Easter Lamb

Roasted with mint or braised with a flavorful dill sauce, lamb is always a favorite for Easter dinner. Try our delicious Easter dinner recipes for lamb chops, leg of lamb, and much more.

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Basil-Crusted Leg of Lamb with Lemon Vinaigrette

Food & Wine

With its basil-and-pine nut crust and bracing dressing of lemon juice and Dijon mustard, this lamb dish bridges Brazil and Provence.

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Coriander-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Shallot Jus

Food & Wine

At Lilette in New Orleans, chef John Harris uses coriander seeds to make a simple, citrusy crust for his French-influenced rack of lamb. Behroush Sharifi's coriander seeds are small, so they cling to the meat; other coriander seeds tend to be larger, so they need to be coarsely ground before they are packed on.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Elegant Easter Lamb --The Only Recipes Worth Talking About

Ham at Easter dinner? Sacrilege -- literally. Well, almost literally. The way I see it, Lamb is the meat to serve at Easter because Easter is all about Jesus, a.k.a. the Good Shepherd. As far as I know, Jesus has never been called the Good Swineherd. Lamb is also traditional at Passover, the seder meal that Jesus knew quite well. And lambs mean spring. Spring and rebirth! No one ever says, "Oh, look at those darling little piglets gamboling around" or gets a chocolate pig in her Easter basket. And no one bakes an Easter cake in the shaperead more

Roast Rack of Lamb

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Total: 35 mins

Lamb for Easter, Passover, and Other Spring Feasts

Learn more about lamb, a staple on the Easter and Passover dinner tables, and find new ways to cook the delicious meat.

Roast Leg of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

Food & Wine

Some of the most creative new wine lists are emphatically local. Broadway East in NYC champions New York state wines, while Terroir in Portland, Oregon, supports Pacific Northwest producers; chef Stu Stein serves this lamb with a Columbia Valley Syrah.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Lamb Chops with Peppercorns and Mustard

Better Homes and Gardens

Also use the pepper marinade for this tender lamb chops recipe to flavor four good-size beef rib-eye steaks.

Leg of Lamb with Pistachio Couscous

Ladies' Home Journal

In this recipe, the garlic studded lamb gets a sweet rosemary basting sauce during roasting. The fruit and nut side dish makes it a complete meal.

Total: 2 hrs 45 mins

Baked Lamb and Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Top lamb chops with carrots and parsnips and bake in foil packets for easy cleanup.

Rack of Lamb

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr

Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Almond-Mint Pesto

Food & Wine

Gerard Craft recommends seasoning lamb with salt and pepper, covering it with plastic wrap and letting it sit overnight in the refrigerator; simpler than brining, this method helps keep the meat succulent.

Total: 3 hrs

Lamb Curry

Family Circle
Total: 6 hrs 15 mins

Herbed Lamb with Apples

Better Homes and Gardens

Complement robust marinated lamb with the light sweetness of warm apples. Grill the apples in a foil packet for ease.

Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Parsley

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Total: 2 hrs 40 mins
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