Can you hear it? That’s the sound of Canadians breathing a collective exhale now that spring has sprung! We know that you’re as happy as we are to see those temperatures out of the negatives. Now that warmer weather is here, it’s time to dust off that grill!
After a long, cold winter, what better place to call your kitchen than the great outdoors? Nothing compares to a charbroiled meal kissed by the flames of the BBQ.
To welcome spring, we’ve rounded up our top 5 lamb recipes just waiting to hit the grill!
Grab your favourite SunGold lamb cut or ready-made Lamb Tonight product, and let’s get cookin’!
1. Lamb Burgers With Smoked Cheddar and Caramelized Onions
These deluxe Lamb Tonight Burgers are perfect for a quick and filling dinner. The caramelized onions are cooked in foil packets on the grill for a simple, tasty topping! The best part? This recipe is as easy to clean up as it is flavourful.
You can scoop up our Lamb Tonight Burgers at your local Safeway, Sobeys or Co-op!
2. Grilled Safon Rack of Lamb
Ready to give your rack of lamb a spring makeover This recipe needs a little extra love (you’ve got to marinate the meat overnight), but we promise it’s worth the extra step.
Yes, the classic pairing of lamb and mint is always good – but let’s think outside the box! Saffron also lends itself perfectly to lamb, and will really wake up your tastebuds! Kick your meal up a notch by pairing it with some roasted baby potatoes, grill charred red peppers and a glass of medium bodied red!
3. BBQ Lamb With Mediterranean Compound Butter
The best way to elevate any meal and impress your backyard guests? Compound butter! While the term may sound complex, it’s actually really simple. Plus, you can whip up a bunch, and save it in the fridge or freezer for a quick flavour booster for your next open flame feast.
Ready to get grilling? Check out the step-by-step video recipe here.
Don’t forget to snag your SunGold lamb loin!
4. Spicy BBQ Leg of Lamb
This BBQ Leg of Lamb recipe (from our boy, Jamie Oliver) is the perfect mix of smoky heat and summer flavours. With each bite, your guests will dip their lamb leg into a minty lemon yogurt sauce that will leave them wanting more! Add a side of seasonal charbroiled veg, and your plate will come to life.
5. Lamb Kabobs with Mango Apple Salad
Here’s another recipe from our Lamb Tonight line that will provide you with a quick and delicious meal. These lamb kabobs (which only take about 4-5 minutes on the grill) create a summery treat when paired with mango, green apple and fresh basil. This color on this plate creates screams spring BBQ!
We hope this guide has given you the inspiration to start planning tasty, spring meals!
Ever find yourself stuck in a dinner rut? We have an entire section of our website dedicated to mouthwatering lamb recipes! Bookmark it, and your future self will thank you.