Lamb Recipes

Braised Lamb Shanks “Cassoulet”

  Braised Merino Lamb Shanks with Merguez Sausage Beans Rich, falling off the bone tender braised merino lamb set atop a “cassoulet” of flageolet beans and merguez sausages.  An herb salad counterbalances the dishes richness with bright citrus and clean
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Roasted Merino Lamb Shoulder

Roasted Merino Lamb Shoulder w/ Rosemary & Garlic, Purple Sweet Potatoes This roast shoulder recipe is intensely garlicy and herby, balancing the richness of Merino shoulder meat.  The purple potatoes add sweetness and smooth out the garlic notes. Wine Pairing:
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Lamb w/ Chocolate Chile Sauce

  Lamb with Chocolate Chile Sauce, Spicy Pickles & Roasted Eggplant This recipe balances the intensity of lamb with an earthy, deep, and spicy chocolate-chile pan sauce, hot pickled vegetables, and creamy roasted eggplant. If you don’t have the equipment
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Merino Lamb & Goat Cheese Burger

Merino Lamb & Goat Cheese Burger The occidental companion to our Asian-Inspired Merino Lamb Burger, this version pairs a fennel, thyme, Worcestershire & chile-spiced merino lamb patty with chard, chevre and horseradish. Ingredients: Makes 4 Servings 4 tbsp Prepared Horseradish
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Musubi-Inspired Merino Lamb Burger

Asian-Inspired Merino Lamb Burger Here’s our mashup of lamb burger and spam musubi. A merino lamb patty is seasoned with a blend of umami-rich Asian flavors, then cooked and sandwiched between two “buns” of sushi rice with sour Japanese plums.
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Harissa-Roasted Merino Lamb Shoulder

  Harissa-Roasted Merino Lamb Shoulder   Tender, savory & rich, this simple recipe leads to delicious results!   Ingredients:                                                       12-16 servings 1 6-lb. Boneless Merino Lamb Shoulder 1 jar Villa Jerada Harissa   Garlic Yogurt Sauce: 1 large clove of
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French Style Merino Spare Ribs

Braised Merino Spare Ribs in a French-Inspired Sauce   This lighter braise omits the deep, heavier flavors found in many of our other Merino rib recipes in favor of a lighter white wine, fennel & chicken stock sauce.   Ingredients:
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Merino Shanks en Papillote

Merino Hindshanks en Papillote with Shallots & Black Garlic Rich, unctuous, & fork tender. Wine Pairing: Washington Merlot Ingredients:                Makes 6 Servings 6 Merino Hindshanks (could substitute Foreshanks) 3 sprigs Fresh Rosemary, leaves finely chopped & stems discarded 8 cloves
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Merino Loin Fillets w/ Cashew Cream & Orange Sauce

Merino Loin Fillet with Citrus Cashew Cream & Prosciutto Orange Sauce This is the sort of dish that would be difficult to make with the much stronger flavor of conventional lamb.  Here merino’s more elegant flavor pairs beautifully with the
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Adobo Merino Shoulder Racks

Merino Shoulder Racks with an Adobo-Inspired Gastrique   This recipe takes the sweet, tangy, umami-rich flavors of the classic Filipino braised dish as its inspiration, using them first as a marinade, then in a gastrique sauce for the finished racks.
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Merino Medallions w/ Hibiscus Gastrique

Merino Medallions with a Hibiscus Gastrique, Fried Blossoms & Sumac Dust Featuring a sweet, deep, bright hibiscus gastrique and a sour/salty/citrusy sumac dust, this dish is another example of the broader range of flavor profiles possible with Merino lamb (as
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Moroccan-Inspired Merino Lamb Stew

Merino Stew with Ras el Hanout Cashew Cream, Slow Roasted Tomatoes & Fried Chickpeas This stew was a staff favorite at a recent shoot for its depth of flavor and the concentrated sweetness of the very slow roasted tomatoes.  Give
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