Paschal Lamb

Written by Katie Parla on April 4, 2010

When most people think of Paschal lamb, it is the Lamb of God and Christ’s sacrifice that immediately comes to mind. For me, it is Easter lunch. In Rome, this Sunday feast features spring lamb as its centerpiece and nothing is wasted, not the head, heart, brain or kidneys. Here is a Paschal lamb hit parade for your Easter Sunday enjoyment. Auguri!


Roasted lamb with potatoes, cherry tomatoes, and herbs.


Abbacchio scottadito, grilled lamb served sizzling hot. A Roman classic.


The head and internal organs. I said nothing is wasted.


Roasted leg of lamb with potatoes.


The only bad thing about Easter lamb is that sometimes it looks like this scary thing.

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