Easter lamb roasts are a traditional favourite amongst families - enjoyed in homes across the country once the egg hunts are out of the way, and often seen as the 'Christmas Dinner' of spring. While lots of people stick to cooking a traditional joint, we're serving up something a little different in the form of 4 recipes that will freshen up your menu this year.

Why do we eat lamb at Easter?
According to History.com, 'the tradition of eating lamb on Easter has its roots in early Passover observances before the birth of Christianity.' Christians also refer to Jesus as the 'Lamb of God', and lamb would have been one of the first meats to become available in after a long winter of living on the previous year's harvest.

Harissa Spiced Roast Easter Lamb with Honey Roasted Carrots

Spice up your Sunday roast with this harissa spiced roast lamb recipe. This is a great recipe for adding a tasty twist to your Easter celebrations.

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Roasted Leg of Lamb Stuffed with Leeks and Tarragon

Combining two delicious in-season ingredients, this lamb and leek recipe is great if you want to do somethin a little bit different, but still keep things fairly traditional.


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Leg of Lamb with Lemon, Mint and Feta Crust

A zesty lemon punch, garlicky flavour a minty sharpness and a satisfying parmesan crunch make this joint a top choice for Easter Dinner, and make the most of the tender British lamb underneath.


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Lamb with Apricot and Mint Crust

This golden-crusted lamb makes the perfect roast dinner. Prepare the apricot topping the day before to save time. The anchovies add a rich, salty flavour – don't worry, they won't taste fishy, but leave them out if you're not a fan.


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