Simple roast leg of lamb

Simple roast leg of lamb


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About this recipe: Tasty and juicy, perfect for Sunday lunch or an Easter feast.


Serves: 9 

  • 1 large leg of lamb
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 175g English mustard
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas mark 2.
  2. Generously salt and pepper lamb. Smear the mustard all over the lamb and sprinkle it with a fine coating of flour. Place lamb in a roasting tin and place slices of garlic over top. Sprinkle with Worcestershire sauce to taste.
  3. Roast uncovered in the preheated oven until desired doneness. About 20 minutes per 500g for a pink roast. Remove from tin to a heated platter. Use the dripping to make a gravy with a little flour and water. Season with salt and pepper.

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Reviews (2)


Perfect. Not really tweaked, I like strong flavours and added a bit more mustard but otherwise followed the recipe to the letter. - 22 Jul 2013


I tried this with lamb shoulder, works perfectly. I can highly recommend trying this recipe - 30 Nov 2013

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