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Mustard, parmesan & herb-crusted leg of lamb


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  • 1 leg of lamb (ask your butcher the exact cooking time)
  • 40g parmesan
  • to grate
  • 5 heaped tbsp strong mustard
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 15 chives
  • fresh or frozen
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander (or dried)
  • 1 tbsp tarragon
  • 20g breadcrumbs or stale bread
  • crumbled
  • 2 cloves of garlic


servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 115mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

Step 2

Place your leg of lamb in a dish (preferably take out the fridge one hour in advance).
Wash and chop the parsley. Wash or thaw the chives and chop well. Peel and chop the garlic. Grate the parmesan.

Step 3

Combine the herbs, parmesan, breadcrumbs, garlic and add the mustard last to bind everything together.

Step 4

Spread this mixture over the entire outer surface and all edges of the lamb. Add a small glass of water in the bottom of the dish and bake for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Lower the oven to 160 degrees and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Step 6

When the lamb is cooked, cut into slices, and serve hot with pilaf rice and crisp fried vegetables.


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