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There are a lot of recipes out there for stuffed bell peppers, but we like to mix it up and use a variety of vegetables. Since these are easy to feed a crowd, everyone can get a vegetable that they like. Win-win!   What to buy: Make sure to choose large vegetables (Roma tomatoes won’t work …

Kokkinisto – Braised Lamb with Tomato

Kokkinisto which means “reddened” in Greek, is also the name of this dish: meat braised in tomatoes or a tomato sauce. Lamb cooked in this classic style creates a rich, hearty sauce for serving with Greek pasta coated in olive oil and myzithra cheese. What To Buy:  Greek macaroni has little in common with the …

Lamb Roast

The roast can be prepared using a leg of lamb or shoulder roast.  One roast feeds around 10 people, making it perfect for entertaining.  Tips from the Kitchen:  Use your hands to rub olive oil and lemon juice all over roast. Also press in the seasonings rather than just sprinkling on. When seasoning meat, kosher salt …

Greek Feta Burgers

Summer is the perfect season for grilling with friends on the weekend or family on week nights. Put a twist on your normal burger night with these Greek Feta Lamb Burgers, topped with tzatziki sauce and paired with oven fried potatoes for the perfect summertime meal.  What to Buy: Tzatziki can be made with plain, Greek yogurt, …

American Lamb Chops

Happy Birthday America! What better way to celebrate than with American Lamb, and better yet, Colorado Lamb.  Keep that grill fired up from our last post, today we are cooking the best of the best, lamb chops! The same recipe can be used with a rack of lamb and lamb ribs, with varying cook time. …

Lamb Souvlaki

Souvlaki is one of the most popular dishes found on the streets of Greece, and it is easy to see why! Souvlaki is skewered meat grilled to perfection and served either as a sandwich with pita bread and tzatziki sauce or  as a plated meal with Greek rice and salad.  Traditional souvlaki is prepared with …

Lamb Stew

Fall is the season time for comfort food, football and friends.  Our lamb stew recipe is perfect for Saturday afternoon while cheering on your Alma Mater or Sunday dinner with the family.  If you don’t have stew meat on hand, you can cube a leg or shoulder roast to fit the bill.  Leftover stew freezes well …

Grilled Lamb Roast

Grilling season is in full swing, but who says you have to save it for the smaller cuts such as chops and racks? Grilling roasts is perfect for weekend gatherings or Sunday night family dinners. Not to mention, easy clean up! To Prepare: