Dishes using season vegetables are a popular choice to serve with lamb. In the spring, asparagus is a good side dish, along with potatoes, carrots, beans and rice-based dishes year round.Continue Reading
Lamb is a hearty meal served in many international cuisines, from English to Indian cooking. To counter the high-protein punch of a meaty main course, consider serving side dishes rich in vegetables. Since lamb is a popular dish for Easter, many side dishes feature veggies that are available at that time of year.
A roasted asparagus dish is easy to put together in 15 minutes. This side is baked in the oven with olive oil, salt and ground black pepper at 450 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be served as the only side to a lamb roast for a simple, elegant meal.
Another simple dish, glazed carrots provide a touch of sweetness for the meal. These are prepared in the saucepan on the stovetop with butter, brown sugar, Dijon mustard and white wine vinegar. It is also a dish that can be thrown together as the lamb near the end of its cooking time, taking only about 10 minutes to prepare.
A cool, but tasty and hearty side dish to go with lamb is lentil salad. This dish is more involved as the lentils need to be boiled before mixing the ingredients together. It includes leeks, carrots, onions, a variety of herbs and spices and a few dashes of red wine vinegar.Learn more about Meat
Eggplant's mild flavor allows it to pair well with many types of meat, including beef, lamb, sausage, pork, chicken and shrimp. Some dishes include meat in the recipe. For example, the Greek dish moussaka combines ground beef or lamb with eggplant, tomatoes and other flavorful ingredients.Full Answer >
Raw lamb does have a slightly gamy smell, especially when a package is just opened. However, this smell should dissipate quickly, and it should not be overwhelming or accompanied by any other signs of spoilage.Full Answer >
The Betty Crocker website contains a chart explaining the cooking time for pork loin roast as well as a number of other cuts of pork, beef, veal and lamb. The chart also includes the cooking temperature, the desired internal temperature and instructions for letting the meat stand before serving.Full Answer >
Betty Crocker offers a timetable for roasting meats including beef, veal, pork and lamb. The pork chart provides time and temperature information for loin roast, crown roast and shoulder roast.Full Answer >