Dried Apricot and Lamb Sosaties

Sosaties on the BBQ are delicious. These kebabs can contain many types of meat (or vegetables) but lamb sosaties are a personal favorite. Serve these sosaties with yellow rice and mint with roti, similar to Indian Naan bread, and you have a fresh approach to a spring dinner!

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Greek Lamb Burgers with Rocolla

Lamb is a super juicy burger option, but keep in mind that lamb is a flavor that people tend to love or hate.

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Grilled Herbal Pomegranate Lamb Sausage with Figs and Green Salad

Serves 6-9 (makes 6-9 sausages) INGREDIENTS For the Sausage 2 pounds lamb, cubed into ½-inch cubes ½ pound pork fat or lamb fat 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red wine 1⁄3 cup fresh mint leaves 1⁄3 cup feta cheese, crumbled and par frozen 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt 1 […]

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Parsley Pesto

Spring is a time where no matter where you are in the world you cannot help but think fresh, light, earthy and green.

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Orange Mint Pomegranate Salsa

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 8 small lamb chops Salt/pepper ¼ cup orange juice ¼ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1 tiny pinch of red chili flakes 2 medium oranges, segmented and chopped coarsely ½ cup pomegranate seeds ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicky Mint Yogurt & Mustard Mint Pesto

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds ground lamb 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicy Mint Yogurt

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds lamb, cubed ½ pound pork fat, cubed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground corriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons […]

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Keftedes

A meatball of Middle Eastern style and influence made of bulgur, and a mixture of lamb and beef, spiced according to region but always including fresh mint and coriander leaves.

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Lamb Chops with Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri or Cucumber Pomegranate Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 12 baby lamb chops, French cut and ½ inch thick Salt Pepper Mint oil (½ cup extra virgin olive oil infused with ½ cup fresh mint leaves) Chimichurri or Salsa (recipes follow) Directions Preheat broiler to High. Arrange the baby lamp chops on a sheet pan or in a baking dish. Sprinkle […]

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Lamb Kefta with Herbed Yogurt

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the Meatballs 1 pound ground lamb 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red onion, chopped super fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup Kashi Whole Grain […]

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Lamb Kefta with Herbed Yogurt

Here are some regionally authentic and classic meatball recipes as well as some modern, culturally fused recipes. All will reduce the chill of winter with a smile!

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Lamb Kefta with Herbed Yogurt and Pomegranates

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound ground lamb 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red onion, chopped super fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup Kashi Whole Grain Nuggets or Grape […]

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Lamb Puffs

Ingredients Olive oil 1 shallot, chopped superfine 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine ¾ pound ground lamb 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons ros al hanout mixture ¼ cup fresh mint ¼ cup fresh cilantro ¼ cup fresh parsley 1 sheet puff pastry 1 egg, beaten Directions Sauté garlic and shallots. Add the lamb and cook until […]

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Meatballs with Pomegranate Sauce

Makes 30 mini meatballs INGREDIENTS ½ small onion, finely chopped ½ tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ cup shelled pistachios, finely chopped ½ tablespoon cumin 2 tablespoons bread crumbs 1 tablespoon salt ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped ½ lb ground lamb ¼ cup fresh tarragon, roughly chopped ½ lb ground turkey ½ tablespoon […]

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Mint & Feta Lamb Sausage

This lamb sausage is heavenly with the warm melted feta inside, excellent with pastas and simply grilled with a side of vegetables.

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Moroccan Harrira Herbal Stew

Serves 6.

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Roasted Lamb with Eggplant, Cucumbers, Mint, Anchovy, and Yogurt

INGREDIENTS 1 cup yogurt Lemon juice, to taste Olive oil 2 cucumbers, peeled and finely chopped ½ cup mint leaves 2 large eggplant, diced and salted 2 anchovy fillets, finely chopped ½ teaspoon chili flakes 5 cloves garlic, only 1 clove finely chopped 1 lb. lamb loin salt and pepper, to taste 1 large sprig […]

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Slow Roasted Madras Leg of Lamb

Serves 8 Ingredients Canola oil (to coat bottom of the pan) 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger, chopped fine 1 fresh red chili, chopped fine (optional for extra heat) 2 medium yellow onions, chopped large 5-6 fresh curry leaves (optional) 1 4-5 pound leg of lamb trimmed, bone in 1 teaspoon salt 1 […]

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Spiced Mini Lamb Burgers with Lemon Aioli

Serves 4 Lemon Aioli Ingredients 1 raw extra-large egg yolk ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard Juice of 1 lemon 1½ cups lemon zest 1 teaspoon chopped thyme Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper Directions In a food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine the egg yolks, mustard and process until smooth. Add the lemon juice […]

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Tandoori Spiced Baby Lamb Chops with Cucumber Mint Chutney

Serves 4 Ingredients 8 baby lamb chops, French cut, trimmed of fat and about ½ inch thick Salt & pepper 1.5 ounces of Ger-Nis’ tandoori spice mix (recipe follows) ½ cup yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup lemon juice ½ tablespoon lemon zest ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped […]

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