Try this delicious Greek lamb with carrot tzatziki recipe from 28 by Sam Wood.


  • 1.6kg lamb neck or shoulder (shoulder, bone-in)

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1 lemon(s)

  • 1 tbsp oregano

  • 2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)

  • Greek Salad

  • 1 tomato

  • 1 cucumber

  • 1/2 onion (red) finely sliced

  • 50g olives (kalamata) pips removed

  • 1 capsicum (green)

  • 50g feta cheese

  • 1/2 tbsp oregano (dried)

  • 1 tsp olive oil (extra virgin)

  • Carrot Tzatziki

  • 80g yoghurt (greek)

  • 1 carrot

  • 1 lemon juice and zest

  • 1 pinch smoked paprika


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3.

  • 2.

    Place the lamb shoulder into a roasting dish and cover with garlic, lemon, oregano and olive oil. Massage the ingredients into the lamb shoulder (if you have time, cover and allow to marinate for

  • 3.

    2 hours, or overnight for best flavour).

  • 4.

    Cover roasting dish in foil and place into the oven. Cook for 5 hours.

  • 5.

    In the last 20–30 minutes of cooking time, prepare your Greek Salad and Carrot Tzatziki.

  • 6.

    For the Greek Salad, combine tomato, cucumber, onion, olives, capsicum and feta. Toss over

  • 7.

    Oregano and a drizzle of olive oil.

  • 8.

    For Carrot Tzatziki, combine all ingredients into a small container. Set aside for serving.

  • 9.

    Once the lamb has cooked, remove from the oven and shred apart using a fork. Separate meat

  • 10.

    Into six serves and divide up the salad and tzatziki.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 739kj
  • Fat Total 56g
  • Saturated Fat 22g
  • Protein 49g
  • Carbohydrate 10g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 349mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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