Slow Cooked Lamb

    Slow Cooked Lamb

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    Slow Cooked Lamb


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    About this recipe: You can make this recipe with any lamb on the bone, such as leg of lamb, thick gigot chops, a shoulder piece or lamb shanks. The wine and tomatoes tenderise the meat and it falls off the bone. Serve with lots of mashed potatoes.

    mrsnorris Bedfordshire, England, UK

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 kg lamb (leg, chops or shoulder)
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 2 large carrots, cut into 1/4 inch rounds
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 500ml red wine
    • 2 (400g) tins tomatoes
    • 3 tablespoons tomato puree
    • fresh rosemary

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. Heat oil in heavy large frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown the leg of lamb (or shoulder or chops) just to give them colour. Transfer them to a large casserole pot (that has a lid).
    2. Brown onions, carrots and garlic in the same pan; stir in wine, tomatoes and puree. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer the pot with the lamb. Cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 1/2 hours.
    3. Remove cover from pot. Add fresh rosemary, allow to continue to simmer for a few minutes.
    4. Serve with mash.
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    Did this for Easter - lovely recipie - easy to do and tastes great. We did with loads of mash and it really hit the spot. Will definitely do again.  -  28 Mar 2016


    Love lamb, never had a gigot before... this recipe is easy to do and tastes lovely. We are not a fan of mash so did loads of roast spuds, broccoli n green beans. Is now in my saved list as I will be doing it again. Thank you  -  15 Nov 2014

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