Date Night Recipes with Roast & Braised Lamb

When lamb is on the menu, delicious date nights are endless

There are plenty of ways to say "I love you" without saying a word: A delicious home-cooked meal will do the trick, for example. And to make sure you pull off the "delicious" part of cooking for your sweetheart, there's one ingredient we've found will inspire countless date nights. Enter: Lamb Lovers Month. When you cook with lamb, it's easy to get creative and whip up anything from braised shanks to spicy bucatini. Get cozy with a rustic lamb stew or dress things up with a golden-brown leg of lamb. So what's your lamb love language? Read on to find five delicious recipes for the perfect romantic dinner and learn how to keep those delicious date nights going all month long.

A Delicious Stew to Heat Up Cold Nights

Braise lamb shoulder in a flavorful broth for a comforting winter dish that's fall-apart tender. Get the recipe here.

Make It a Pasta Night with Bucatini and Spicy Lamb Sausage

Mix up your own spicy merguez lamb sausage for this crave-worthy pasta with olives and roast peppers. Get the recipe here.

The Easiest Way to Roast a Rack of Lamb

A juicy, golden-brown roast is so impressive, no one will know how easy it is to make. Get the recipe here.

Braise Lamb Shanks, February-Style

Serve red wine-braised lamb shanks on top of butternut squash and parsnip purée. Get the recipe here.

Top a Sizzling Lamb Chop with Salsa Verde

This quick, fresh dinner is perfect for a grill pan in the colder months. Get the recipe here.