Serve leftover slices of lamb in warm pita rounds with lettuce and sliced red onions for a satisfying sandwich.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2003


Recipe Summary

6 to 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Process first 8 ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Place lamb in a large shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Pour yogurt mixture over lamb. Cover or seal, and chill 8 hours, turning occasionally.

  • Remove lamb from marinade, discarding marinade. Place lamb on a rack in a roasting pan.

  • Bake at 425° for 25 minutes; reduce temperature to 350°, and bake 1 hour and 25 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 145°. Remove from oven, and let stand 15 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 150° (medium-rare). Serve with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce.