Lamb

Be Healthy with Lamb

Lamb contains many important vitamins and minerals. Lamb is a good source of protein. Protein helps build muscles and strong bones. Lamb is a good source of iron and the B-vitamins. Iron and the B-vitamins give people energy. Lamb is a good source of zinc. Zinc helps make hair healthy and shiny.

Ask Mom or Dad to cook a leg of lamb and use the leftovers to make Shepherd's Lamb Sandwiches. The recipe is shown below. Remember, you can print this page!

Shepherd's Lamb Sandwiches (8 servings)
  • 8 pita breads
  • mayonnaise or plain yogurt
  • 1 pound sliced, cooked leg of American lamb
  • 2 red Delicious apples, sliced and dipped in lemon juice
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) sweet pickles, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 pound Swiss cheese, shredded
Cut pita breads in half. Spread inside of pita with mayonnaise or plain yogurt. Stuff pockets with lamb, apples, pickles, lettuce and cheese. Enjoy!

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