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Classic Italian Lamb Dishes

Italian cooking is very difficult to pin down -- almost every city and town has its specialties, and there are regional trends too; the end result is a huge number of local cuisines rather than a single national cuisine. However, there are some dishes that you will find almost everywhere, and that are now standards among the many Italian communities scattered across the globe.

Abbacchio alla Cacciatora
The term cacciatora refers to the seasoning, a mixture of garlic, rosemary, and vinegar.

Abbacchio al Forno
Roast kid or lamb, a classic Roman dish -- Served with baby potatoes.

Abbacchio Brodettato
Kid (or lamb) in lemon sauce, a classic Roman Easter dish.

Abbacchio alla Romana
Lamb chops sautéed with rosemary and anchovies, which balance the richness of the lamb quite well.

Agnello Scottadito
Properly grilled lamb is an inspired gift of the Gods.

More Lamb Recipes
Classic Italian Dishes
The General Recipe Index

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