Lamb kleftiko recipes

Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

Named after the 'Klephts' - Greek bandits of the countryside who would allegedly steal the odd lamb or goat and cook it in sealed pit ovens, to avoid the smoke being seen - lamb kleftiko is usually cooked slowly on the bone after marinating in lemon juice, garlic, herbs and olive oil
4 Easy Alternatives to Traditional Easter Lamb

4 Easy Alternatives to Traditional Easter Lamb

Greek-Style Lamb Traybake (Kleftiko). Most people like to eat lamb on Easter Sunday, but doing a big traditional lamb roast can be tricky to get right, as well as fiddly and time-consuming – especially if you are having to juggle lots of side dishes too
The Ultimate Greek Tragedy

The Ultimate Greek Tragedy

Well at least the Grecian’s gave us the wonderful Lamb Kleftiko, which is this week’s recipe. add a few good glugs of olive oil, the marinade and finally the lamb
Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko

2 Lbs Shoulder /leg of lamb. 140C well covered for 2 hours turning each hour and basting occasionally. Add potatoes and continue cooking for another hour