what to do with leftover roast lamb?

I made a boneless roast leg of lamb and have lots of leftovers. Any ideas, besides lamb sandwiches?

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drbabs January 20, 2012
I don't know why, because I've never used lamb in this way, but when I read your question, i thought of empanadas.
 
pierino January 20, 2012
Empanadas with some potato in the mix would be a great idea. I also like the "gyro" type suggestions that have been made.
 
SeaJambon January 20, 2012
1) cut into large cubes, stick a toothpick in it, and serve as an appetizer along with Tzisiki (sorry about the spelling...)
2) take a wrap, add some lettuce, tomato, red pepper and onion, throw on strips of lamb, add Tziski and wrap (okay, almost a sandwich)
 
fiveandspice January 19, 2012
Cut it into cubes and stir it into a thick sauce made with onion, garlic, diced canned tomato, spinach, oregano, and cinnamon. Serve over orzo, and sprinkle with feta and chopped kalamata olives!
 
SKK January 19, 2012
It is snowing and we have freezing rain here in Seattle. Unusual weather for us. So when I read your question my first thought was "Send it to me!"
 
amysarah January 19, 2012
I've made variations of this salad with leftover lamb - leg, shoulder, any roast: http://www.nigella.com/recipes/view/anglo-asian-lamb-salad-39 A little sesame oil is good in the dressing too, any kind of greens, and a lime wedge to squeeze on top.
 
Bevi January 19, 2012
If you have some rare meat, cut it in chunks and make aargersi's lamb and sweet potato stew - I swear by it.

http://www.food52.com/recipes/14943_lamb_and_sweet_potato_stew
 
MTMitchell January 19, 2012
Make a salad of sorts with red onion, artichokes hearts, tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, red wine vinegar and/or lemon juice and some olive oil, parsley, salt and pepper. Warm up a pita. Wrap some lamb, some plain Greggk yogurt, and the salad up in the pita...I know you said beyond sandwiches, but this is really my favorite leftover lamb recipe.
 
ChefJune January 19, 2012
My brain is working overtime here, mrsL! Fry up some thin eggplant slices until nice and crisp. Slice the lamb and cut the slices to fit the eggplant pieces. Top with some Fontina Val d'Aosta cheese (or other flavorful semi-soft cheese to your taste) and broil until the cheese is browned and bubbling. (Buon Apetito!) ;)
 
mrslarkin January 19, 2012
oh, great ideas! thank you!!

Midge, never heard of HP sauce - will have to look for that.

gonna go make a sandwich now - i'm hungry.
 
inpatskitchen January 19, 2012
Lamb and cabbage or spinach stew with tomato, onion, garlic ,paprika
 
Niknud January 19, 2012
Sandwiches! Roast lamb, soft cheese (like brei), and some sort of sweet heat. I really like the blackberry-serano jam at Whole Foods.
 
Niknud January 19, 2012
And I know you said no sandwiches but I couldn't help myself! Sorry, complete inability to follow directions. :)
 
Midge January 19, 2012
Lamb hash, with diced potatoes and onions. Delicious with HP sauce!
 
healthierkitchen January 19, 2012
what is HP sauce?
 
Midge January 19, 2012
It's a brown sauce that's tasty with fries or Cornish pasties. Sort of the British ketchup? You can usually find it in the international section of supermarkets. Nigella Lawson has a recipe for brown sauce in one of her cookbooks that I'm sure is better than the HP version.
 
pierino January 20, 2012
HP (House of Parliament) is a table sauce/condiment similar to A1.
 
Shalini January 19, 2012
Make shepherd's pie! I always aspire to do this the next time I make roast lamb, after years it still hasn't happened. Hope you try it! http://www.channel4.com/4food/recipes/chefs/hugh-fearnley-whittingstall/hugh-s-mum-s-shepherd-s-pie-recipe
 
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