Lamb

A pottery bowl filled with merguez meatballs, garnished with parsley, surrounded by pitas and roasted red peppers.

Merguez-Style Meatballs

Little flavor bombs made from harissa-spiced lamb that are perfect on their own but also scrummy tucked into a pita or slathered with hummus.

A tabletop with bowls of tomatoes with couscous, sliced cucumber, yogurt sauce, and lamb meatballs.

Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce

A handy recipe for delish little meatballs that are perfect for appetizers, snacks, or dinner. Spiced and dipped in yogurt–they’re perfect any time.

Two bowls of eggplant soup with lamb, garnished with slivered almonds.

Eggplant Soup with Lamb

Warming spices in this eggplant, lamb, and tomato soup add layers of flavor and complexity that make it taste like it takes all day—it doesn’t.

Eight kafta, or spiced kebabs, on a plate with a bowl of preserved lemon yogurt next to it and a bowl of rice beside it.

Kafta ~ Spiced Kebabs

Perfect for those nights when you’re looking for simple but also ultra-satisfying, these herbed meatballs are a weeknight revelation. And we’re loving the sauce that goes with them.

A lamb burger on half a bun topped with grilled Spanish onions.

Lamb Burger ~ Bifteki Arniou

Definitely a nonconformist, this beauty of a burger melds lamb, pork, grilled onion, mustard, parsley, dill, fennel, cumin, lemon, and scallion. We dare you.

A white bowl filled with lamb kofte and parsley and tomato salad.

Lamb Kofte

Authentic lamb meatballs like you’d get in a Middle Eastern restaurant that are easy to make at home yet really quite hard to resist.

Three lamb sheekh kebab skewers on a plate with sliced red onion, lime wedges, and chopped mint leaves.

Lamb Sheekh Kebab

Ground lamb skewers from the cookbook Dishoom that perfectly balance the ratio of earthy meat with warming spices.

Six kebabeh sikhi (lamb skewers) on a silver plate with flatbread, lime wedges, cilantro, and sliced red onion.

Lamb Skewers ~ Kebabeh Sikhi

Marinated and grilled lamb skewers are subtly spiced and given a delicious char, making them the ultimate finger food. The intoxicating fragrance alone will make these a favorite.