Make This Fragrant Leg Of Lamb With Rosemary For The Whole Family

by | May 6, 2014 | Recipes

For the best, most fragrant lamb, try this recipe!

Roast Lamb Dish


— 1 leg of lamb (1.3 to 1.5kg), deboned and tied (optional)
— ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
— Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
— 3 large potatoes, rinsed and cut into wedges
— 6 garlic cloves
— 3 large sprigs rosemary
— 1 cup dry red wine
— 2 tbsp Dijon mustard

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1/ Turn oven to grill. Rub the leg with olive oil, then season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
2/ Place lamb in a roasting pan and heat on all sides until browned (about 10 minutes in total). Remove it from oven and reduce the temperature to 200°C.
3/ Add potatoes, garlic and sprigs of rosemary to the pan. In a bowl, mix wine with one cup water and mustard. Pour wine mixture over the protein.
4/ Cover the pan loosely with aluminium foil and set the dish in the oven to roast for about one hour, or until a meat thermometer reads around 60°C.
5/ Allow it to rest at least 15 minutes before slicing. Carve meat into 0.5cm-thick pieces, and drizzle with pan sauce and additional olive oil, if desired.

Serves 8. Per serving: 1 780kJ, 16g fat (4g sat), 27g carbs, 165mg sodium, 3g fibre, 38g protein

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