An authentic, traditional Italian lamb recipe made with simple, quality ingredients is hard to beat. Indeed, there are dozens of authentic Italian lamb dishes which bring a rustic, uncomplicated result to your table. Travel throughout Italy and you’ll find a great selection of Italian lamb recipes, all with different cooking styles.
Yet for a truly authentic selection of easy Italian lamb recipes it’s hard to beat the great range of ideas from Gino D’Acampo. Like most Italian cooking, for traditional Italian lamb dishes simplicity and flavour rule the day. Gino’s lamb recipes are guided by this core principle, bringing maximum flavour with minimum ingredients. From superb slow cooker recipes for Italian lamb such as agnello alla menta con insalata calda– Italian lamb casserole – to fettucine alle cipolle – otherwise known as fettucine with sweet onions and minced lamb – and coscia di agnello farcita con finocchieto – or slow-roasted leg of lamb stuffed with rosemary and apricots – you find a range of inspirational ideas.
Lamb is traditionally eaten at Easter and for many Italians, Easter without a sumptuous lamb dish on the dinner table is an odd concept to grasp. The most sought-after lamb is agnello da latte – or milk-fed lamb – and if you add in the availability of the most incredible springtime vegetables, you have the ingredients for some taste-bud tingling Italian lamb dishes that everyone will love!
There are few taste sensations better than a perfectly cooked traditional Italian lamb and we have them covered for you – including Italian lamb stew recipes, Italian lamb chop recipes, quick lamb pitta pockets and the most incredible lamb, spinach and gorgonzola pie!
Stufato di agnello alla pugliesePuglian Lamb Stew
You’d have probably expected me to cook a seafood dish when visiting the picturesque cove of Polignano a Mare, in Puglia. However, despite facing the sea, the absence of safe moorings for boats has prevented the development of a fishing tradition in the town, so it relies on agriculture. The area is famous for its wonderful fresh vegetables – especially salad, olives and potatoes – so I decided...
Svizzere Do AgnelloSpicy Lamb Burgers With Herbed Yoghurt
For burgers, lamb makes a really nice change from beef. These need to be prepared ahead and rested in the fridge to make sure they don’t fall apart when they are cooked, so they’re a great make-ahead meal. The yogurt makes a lovely cooling accompaniment to the spicy burgers. Light that barbecue and open the cold beers...!
Spiedini di AgnelloSkewered Marinated Lamb with Rosemary & Mint
Often people have this misconception that you can only make meat skewers in the summer and cooked on a BBQ – this is not the case. Make sure once the skewers are ready to be cooked that your griddle pan is very very hot to enable the meat not to get stuck to the pan. Use sirloin steak if you prefer and if you don’t like mushrooms substitute it with shallot onions.