Lamb meat tends to have a hearty and slightly gamey flavor. The method used to prepare the lamb also effects the flavor profile.
Lamb is an excellent source of protein and is classified as a red meat. It is also high in B vitamins, as well as iron and zinc.
Lamb is low in fat, and it contains very little fat marbling in comparison to other red meats. This food is also low in calories.
Lamb is the meat from very young sheep who are under 1 year of age. Lamb is a tender cut of meat and its gamey flavor is mild. The meat harvested from mature sheep is known as mutton, and it offers a heartier flavor.