LambLamb is the meat of a sheep under one year of age, whereas Mutton is the meat of a sheep over the age of one year.  Lamb is a nutritious form of red meat and is much more popular than mutton due to its tenderness and milder flavor.

Lamb is a very nutritious food that is full of protein, healthy fats and a wide range of micronutrients. Although lamb has many health benefits, because it’s considered red meat, you must continue to watch the amount you consume. gives a great overview of the Nutrition Facts and Health Effects of Lamb that are worth the read!


Everyone knows that lamb and mint go well together. We used a jalapeno pepper jelly to make the duo a little more exciting!  Try our Grilled Lamb and Jalapeno-Mint Jelly recipe and see what you think!

Grilled Lamb

Grilled Lamb and Jalapeno-Mint Jelly

This delicious entree mixes the traditional flavors of lamb and mint with a little kick from the jalapeno jelly!
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 2 racks of lamb (1.5 lbs each) trimmed
  • 3 Tbsp Greek seasoning
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Braggs Liquid Aminos, coconut aminos or tamari soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves minced
  • ½ cup jalapeno pepper jelly no added sugar
  • 1 Tbsp hot water
  • Chopped fresh oregano or chives for garnish, optional


  • Rub lamb with Greek seasoning and refrigerate, covered for 2 hours.
  • In a large shallow dish, whisk Greek seasoning, vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice and Braggs. Add lamb and turn to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 4-6 hours or overnight, turning once or twice.
  • In a small bowl, mix mint, pepper jelly and hot water until combined. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Discard the marinade from the lamb dish. Cover rib ends of the lamb with foil. Grill on an oiled rack, covered, for 2 minutes on each side. Turn and move to indirect heat. Coo, covered until meat reaches desired doneness (135°F for medium-rare to 145°F for medium-well), about 25-30 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with Jalapeno-Mint sauce; sprinkle with oregano, chives and additional mint if desired.


  • To avoid charring the bones of the lamb, use foil while grilling to prop the bones. 
  • Allow the meat to rest under foil 10 minutes before serving.
Keyword Anti-Inflammatory, Beef, Entree, herbs


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