leftover lamb bbq in pitta with salad and sour cream

If you enjoyed a traditional Easter roast over the weekend then you might have some leftover lamb to use up. Lucky you! Roast lamb is a brilliantly versatile dish that can be used in all sorts of recipes. Check out four of our favourite leftover lamb recipes below.


Adapt this recipe by finely chopping your leftover roast lamb and adding it to the pan at Step three. Pour over the tinned tomatoes immediately, then continue with the recipe as written.

Use leftover lamb to fill up these lovely lamb hotpots.

Biryani is a big favourite, and what a wonderful recipe this is. It has the capacity to embrace leftovers – whether that’s meat or veg – and you can flex it to suit what you’ve got.


This sunshine recipe is a brilliant reason to bring out the BBQ for its first outing of the year, and great for using any uncooked lamb you have leftover.

For more clever ideas, check out our collection of delicious leftover recipes.