How bad for your health is eating lamb fat? Are there any benefits to eating it?
Truthfully, animal fat is animal fat. some taste better than others. with that said, there is little to no health benefits to eating it. Enjoy as much as you like, but remember a moment on the lips...
Sam is a trusted home cook.
It's better than hydrogenated vegi fat. Like a hydrogenated peanut butter, or "crisco" or other veggie fats processed into saturated fats.
It's not a matter of the animal vs veggie source. It's a matter of processing. Saturation of the fat---either veggie fat or animal fat, and processing is the key there.
Pat is a trusted home cook.
But never forget...fat is flavor!
Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.
I'm with IPK. Fat is absolutely flavor! If you're not getting your fat calories from places you shouldn't be getting them, you can have those lovely chops with their tender fat.
Fat does provide flavor, but I find that with lamb, due to the strong flavor, a little goes a long way.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Dan Saltzstein reviews Samarkand and Golden
Piglet Day 3—See the Latest Winner!
Will Gordon Ramsay Roast Us on Twitter?
By Food52: Bee's Wrap, Baking Chocolate & More!
Pork Recipes for Weeknights & Weekends
Bright Ways to Organize Your Kitchen
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)