What to do with leftover lamb?
Upon leaving a friend's Greek Easter party this past Sunday, we were given some leftover lamb on the bone to take home. Since we're a little tired of having plain (we ate a LOT of it during the party), I was wondering what I could do with what we have to give it a new life. I'd hate to let it go bad for lack of ideas.
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Lamb sandwiches (rye or rustic sourdough, w/mustard, kraut, and/or garlicky greens). Shepard's pie, perhaps? Lamb ragu?
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I did this with leftover lamb after this years Easter. Make a garlicky yogurt sauce with Greek yogurt, lemon juice and some finely grated peel along with minced garlic, salt and pepper plus a hint of toasted cumin and some minced fresh mint. Slice lamb and gently warm (5 to 10 seconds in the microwave). Crumble some feta and thinly slice some red onion (I re-purposed the baked, caramelized red onion I used in the lamb roast) and place inside a pita round along with some chopped leftover grape tomatoes. Lather with the yogurt spread and enjoy a lovely lunch or light supper.
Classic. WE actually cook & save extra lamb shoulder and/or leg so we have some left for making Moussaka.