Learn what to make with ground lamb with this collection of 27 amazing recipes. Choose a dish for breakfast, dinner, or a fun appetizer. There are lots of great lamb ideas to try. Plus we’ll go over important storage information too.
Ground Lamb Recipes
Ground lamb is a wonderful protein that is an earthy and bold flavor. It pairs well with stronger spices like cumin and chili flakes.
Lamb is a great alternative to hamburger meat. It is more flavorful and lean than beef; however, it is a bit more expensive, so you want to make sure to use it up and not let it go to waste.
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Can you freeze cooked lamb?
Absolutely! Lamb can be stored in the freezer or the refrigerator.
Let the meat cool completely. Then wrap it in foil or plastic wrap, this will prevent freezer burn. Place the wrapped meat into a freezer-safe bag or container.
How long can you freeze lamb?
If stored properly, the lamb will last up to two months in the freezer.
How long can you store cooked lamb in the fridge?
Lamb will last in the refrigerator for up to three days.
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Ingredients that work well with lamb
These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.
red pepper flake
fresh mint and other fresh herbs
fresh tomatoes and tomato paste
brown or basmati rice
What to do with ground lamb
Our goal is to help people find recipes for the food they already have.
Each of these ground lamb dishes will give you some key info so that you can pick the idea that works for your family.
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Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items