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Mutton

Mutton from North Yorkshire Farms

At Grid Iron Meat, we are passionate about free-range mutton, which is sourced from sheep over two years old and reared on pastures in North Yorkshire. These sheep are healthier compared to their grain-fed counterparts, resulting in meat with a firm and rich texture and lots of flavour. The sheep have worked harder and lived longer, resulting in a truly delicious meat, much like native breed beef.

Mutton is a meat that has been enjoyed for centuries in many parts of the world, and it has a rich history and tradition behind it. The word “mutton” actually comes from the Old French word “moton,” which means sheep. It is the meat of a mature sheep that is over two years old and has a much more intense flavour compared to lamb.

In the past, mutton was the most popular meat in the UK and other parts of the world, but over time, it lost its popularity to lamb, which is more tender and has a milder taste. However, mutton is making a comeback in recent years, as people rediscover its unique and delicious flavour.

Mutton has a darker colour and a firmer texture compared to lamb, and it also has more fat, which adds to its flavour and richness. This makes it perfect for slow cooking and braising, as the fat and connective tissue break down, resulting in tender and flavourful meat. Mutton can also be grilled, roasted, or pan-fried, and it pairs well with bold spices and flavours.

One of the main benefits of mutton is that it comes from free-range sheep that have been raised on pasture, which makes it a healthier and more sustainable choice compared to factory-farmed meat. Mutton is also a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, including iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.

In the UK, mutton is a popular choice for traditional dishes such as shepherd’s pie, Lancashire hotpot, and roast dinner. It is also used in international cuisine, such as Moroccan tagines, Indian curries, and Greek souvlaki. 

Yorkshire Mutton Box

At Grid Iron Meat, we are proud to offer high-quality free-range mutton that is sourced from heritage breeds in North Yorkshire. Our mutton is aged to perfection and expertly butchered to showcase its best qualities. So why not try mutton today and discover its rich and unique flavour for yourself?

Our Yorkshire Mutton Selection

  • Sale! Buy Mutton Box

    Yorkshire Mutton Selection

    £96.04
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  • Buy Mutton Chops

    Yorkshire Mutton Loin Chops – 2 x 150g

    £9.90
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  • But mutton chops

    Yorkshire Mutton Cutlets – 2 x 150g

    £9.90
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  • Buy Mutton Rack

    Yorkshire Mutton Rack

    £39.60
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  • Buy mutton leg

    Yorkshire Mutton Half Leg – Rump End

    £39.80
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  • Buy shoulder of mutton

    Yorkshire Mutton Half Shoulder – Knuckle End

    £32.28
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    Half Yorkshire Mutton Box

    £193.42
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  • Mutton Shank

    Yorkshire Mutton Shank

    £9.95
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  • Diced Mutton

    Yorkshire Mutton Diced – 500g

    £11.50
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  • Buy Mutton Shoulder

    Yorkshire Mutton Half Shoulder – Blade End

    £37.00
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  • Buy Leg of Mutton

    Yorkshire Mutton Half Leg – Shank End

    £34.83
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  • Buy Mutton Breast

    Yorkshire Mutton Breast

    £11.60
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  • Buy whole leg of mutton

    Yorkshire Mutton Whole Leg

    £79.60
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  • Buy Mutton Whole Shoulder

    Yorkshire Mutton Whole Shoulder – 4kg

    £74.00
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