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Slow-Roasted Lamb


Tender choice for a Sunday lunchtime roast.

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  • - olive oil
  • - Half leg of lamb
  • - 2 red onions
  • - 4 cloves of garlic
  • - 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • - 1 tsp dried sage
  • - 2 bay leaves
  • - 400ml white wine
  • - 1 tbsp honey
  • - roast potatoes, to serve


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 180mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Take the lamb out of the fridge and leave at room temperature for 30 minutes or so. Preheat the oven to 150°C.

Step 2

Place lamb in a coverable pot and season with salt and pepper. Throw the unpeeled garlic whole into the pot along with the red onions, skinned and cut into rough chunks. Add the rosemary sprigs and bayleaves, and sprinkle the sage over the lamb. Pour in the wine and drizzle the honey over the lamb.

Step 3

Place the lid on the pot and roast in the oven for at least three hours, adding the roast potatoes to the oven at the relevant time to serve both together with vegetable sides of your choice.

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