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Use tender ground lamb in your next Mediterranean feast! We have recipes using ground lamb in kabobs, gyros, pitas, and more.

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Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (9 Votes)
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Servings 4
Preparation time 5
Cooking time 15

  • 6 ounces ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup tomato, chopped and seeded
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 (6-inch) pitas
  • 1/2 cup plain hummus
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

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  • KEBABS:
  • 1 pound 2 ounce ground lamb (500g)
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 2 tablespoons ground sumac, divided
  • 2 tablespoon ground Urfa pepper flakes, divided
  • 2 tablespoons ice-cold water
  • FOR SERVING:
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 pieces lavash or pita
  • 1 cup picked fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • Pickled sport peppers or pepperoncini
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  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots (about 16), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoons lemon zest, finely grated
  • 4 smallish Vidalia or other sweet onions (about 3 pounds), unpeeled
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 or 4 shakes hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh bread crumbs
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This meal was very easy to come together even though there were a lot of dishes to do in the end

  • RAITA:
  • 2 Persian cucumbers, sliced 1/4-inch thick (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint, leaves picked and minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Potatoes:
  • 1 pound new potatoes
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons panch puran spice blend or Bengali five spice blend. (Can be found at specialty Asian and Indian markets)
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Kebabs:
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, leaves picked (about 2 cups)
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint, leaves picked (about 1 cup)
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil, for greasing and drizzling
  • 2 T pomegranate molasses*
  • 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard
  • Can be found at specialty Asian and Indian markets
  • Special Equipment: 12 (10-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
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A quick, simple and delicious Gyro with ground lamb, spinach, feta cheese, yogurt, tomatoes and cucumbers stuffed i...

  • 1 (10 ounce) package spinach, frozen
  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 2 teaspoons grill seasoning
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 - 3 pinches ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt or drained regular yogurt
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 cucumber, peeled and grated
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 vine ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 8 pita breads
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You can have this easy shepherd's pie on the table in under an hour

  • POTATO TOPPING:
  • 2 pounds potatoes, such as russet, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese or sour cream
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk, or heavy cream for richer flavor
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • FILLING:
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan
  • 1 3/4 pounds mixed ground beef and ground lamb
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons thyme, fresh or dried
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • GRAVY:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cup beef stock or broth
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire
  • 1/2 to 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped, for garnish
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http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/08/adana-kebab-turkish-ground-lamb-kebab-recipe

  • For the Kebabs:
  • 500 grams (about 1 pound 2 ounce) ground lamb
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 2 tablespoons ground sumac, divided
  • 2 tablespoon ground Urfa pepper flakes, divided
  • 2 tablespoons ice-cold water
  • For Serving:
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 pieces lavash or pita
  • 1 cup picked fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • Pickled sport peppers or pepperoncini
4.5/5 (6 Votes)

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Rachel Ray's 30-minute Shepherd's Pie is a hearty and delicious meal made with real ingredients you can have hot on

  • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream or softened cream cheese
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup cream, for a lighter version substitute vegetable or chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 3/4 pounds ground beef or ground lamb
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef stock or broth
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire, eyeball it
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, a couple of handfuls
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
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If you love gyros, this is Rachael Ray's fast version of combining fragrant spices to make a fast and healthy meal!

  • GARNISH:
  • 1 (10-ounce) package spinach, frozen
  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 2 teaspoons grill seasoning
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 to 3 pinches ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt or drained regular yogurt
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 cucumber, peeled and grated
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 vine ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 8 pita breads
  • 2 vine ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Hot pepper rings, sliced banana peppers, for sandwich garnish
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Lamb burgers are served with a homemade yogurt sauce and a freshly made cucumber salad on a pita bread

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped, about 2 cups
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced, about 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 jalapeno chile pepper, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 4 soft flatbreads
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This delicious Lebanese kibbe is definitely a crowd pleaser, try it as the main dish for your next dinner party!

  • 1 cup fine-grain bulgur
  • 1 pound lamb shoulder, ground fine
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground, or 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for oiling the pan
  • 2 cups sliced onions, 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • Greek-style yogurt, for serving.
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  • Meatloaf
  • 2 lb. lean ground lamb
  • 1/2 Spanish onion, diced
  • 1/2 Tbsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • Pesto
  • 2 Tbsp mustard seeds
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill or 1 Tbsp dried
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Glaze
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup red pepper jelly
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
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  • 1/2 Lb ground lamb
  • 1 tbl hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbl fish sauce
  • 1 tbl lime juice
  • 1 tbl Asian chili sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 6 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 tbl flavorless cooking oil
  • 1/4 C fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 C fresh mint, chopped
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  • 5 to 6 cups cubed squash
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 ounces ground lamb
  • 2 1/2 c chopped onions
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 c canned crushed tomatoes with added puree (28oz)
  • 2 c chicken broth
  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 1/2 c chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1/2 c grated kasseri cheese, divided (Greek sheep)
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Make green paste - bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat

  • Green Paste:
  • 10 oz fresh spinach, stemmed and washed
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • Mince:
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 -in piece cinnamon
  • 8 green cardamom pods
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 -in piece ginger, grated
  • 1 large onion, quarter and sliced 1/2-in thick
  • 1 fresh hot green chili - crosswise cut into 1/2 in rounds
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1.5 lbs ground lamb or lean beef
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 cup plain yogurt, whisked smooth
  • 1 tsp garam masala
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