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Healthy Grilled Lamb Recipes

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Pirate Marinade

This big, bold marinade recipe was adapted from a local Vermont restaurant and caterer. We make it in huge batches and freeze the extras so we always have it on hand. Use on: Extra-firm tofu, salmon, chicken, duck, pork, beef, lamb (see Tip)

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Turkish Lamb Pita Burgers

Heavy on exotic spices, this decadent sandwich is a great way to familiarize yourself with the joys of Turkish cooking. Lean turkey blended with lamb lightens the mix. Stuff the patties into warm pita bread or roll the mixture into meatballs and serve with the yogurt sauce on the side as an hors d'oeuvre.

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Lahmahjoon Pizza

Spiced ground lamb, feta and pine nuts top this Armenian-flavored pizza. Beer pairing: Break out the stout—the rich, sweet flavors from the lamb and pomegranate molasses yearn for an equally rich, sweet beer.

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Tuscan Spice Rub

Take a trip to Italy with this Tuscan-inspired rub, aromatic with fennel, basil, garlic, rosemary and oregano. Try it on boneless, skinless chicken thighs, salmon steaks or lamb chops.

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Middle Eastern Roast Lamb with Tahini Sauce

Inspired by Middle Eastern shawarma sandwiches, here we season leg of lamb with a flavorful spice paste spiked with garlic, cardamom, paprika and cumin and grill it over indirect heat to approximate the gentle cooking of a rotisserie. Serve the tahini sauce on the side—and be sure to keep any leftovers. They're great tucked into a pita pocket with shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes.

» Middle Eastern Roast Lamb with Tahini Sauce

Grilled Lamb Chops with Eggplant Salad

Here we grill eggplant slices and red onion to toss in a salad with fresh mint and parsley to accompany grilled lamb chops. Serve with whole-grain rice pilaf and green beans.

» Grilled Lamb Chops with Eggplant Salad

Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint-Garlic Rub

In this elegant lamb recipe perfect for entertaining, boneless leg of lamb gets a mint and garlic rub. The butterflied lamb cooks in record time and the varying thickness means some slices will be more done than others, so there’s something for everyone. The recipe calls for a cut that’s large enough to serve about 16 people and still have enough leftovers to make an awesome sandwich or pasta.

» Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint-Garlic Rub


Grilled lamb is a delicious treat at any backyard BBQ. Grilling lamb imparts a smokiness that nicely complements lamb’s rich, sweet flavor. Grilled lamb chops with an eggplant salad is an easy choice for a quick weeknight meal. Grilled leg of lamb rubbed with an aromatic blend of garlic and spices is great when you’re feeding a crowd. Or keep it simple and make a new lamb marinade or rub for grilled lamb. These flavorful grilled lamb recipes will surely please lamb-lovers!

Healthy Grilled Lamb Recipes

Here we grill eggplant slices and red onion to toss in a...
This spring stew, known as a navarin or ragoût in France,...
Spiced ground lamb, feta and pine nuts top this Armenian-...
Inspired by Middle Eastern shawarma sandwiches, here we...
In this elegant lamb recipe perfect for entertaining,...
Heavy on exotic spices, this decadent sandwich is a great...

Marinade Recipes for Lamb

This big, bold marinade recipe was adapted from a local...
This simple classic marinade is perfect paired with dark or...
Cumin, fresh mint, fruity chutney and tangy yogurt combine...

Rub Recipes for Lamb

This rub is the reason we return over and over again to our...
Coffee can be used as a great way to start your day...or...
In this wet rub, we let the aromatic champion take center...
Take a trip to Italy with this Tuscan-inspired rub,...

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