Leftover lamb recipes

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  • We've got lots of delicious leftover lamb recipes for you to choose from, including lamb curry, stir-fry, stew and couscous. So if you're not sure what to make with your leftover lamb, you've come to the right place!

    Looking for leftover lamb recipes to see you through your Sunday lunch leftovers? We’ve got lots of delicious lamb recipes for you to choose from, including big dinner dishes like lamb curry and stir-fry. So if you’re not sure what to make with your leftover lamb now, don’t worry because you’ll have plenty of ideas to choose from very soon.

    If you’ve just finished cooking from Easter weekend or just a normal Sunday lunch, chances are that you might have some leftovers. It happens to all of us, no matter how well you plant it there is always seems to be a little more than you need. But luckily, lamb is one of those meats that sometimes taste even better the next day!

    While you might be looking to make a whole family dinner with your leftovers – and with recipes like pasta bake and pies to choose from, why not? – you might be looking just to make lunch the next day. We definitely recommend a lamb kebabs or pasties for a unique lunch every family member will love.

    Admittedly, once your lamb joint has been used in one dish, sometimes it’s hard to picture what else it can be used it. We’ve chosen our 20 favourite ways to cook leftover lamb so that you don’t have to worry about that.

    Many people avoid cooking with lamb because if you prepare it right, then it can sometimes shrink or go dry. So before you get started on your leftovers, have a look at the perfect way to cook a leg of lamb for some advice on the best cooking conditions for your meat.

    Did you know that you can freeze lamb? Many people think because it’s already been cooked, you can’t then freeze it. But that’s not the case. Your leftover lamb can be kept in the freezer for a couple of days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. If freezing, cut the lamb into thin strips so its easier to store and cook.

    Take a look through our leftover lamb recipes to see tasty ways to use up your lamb…