Herb crusted lamb

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 180 mins
Herb crusted lamb
If you thought cooking lamb was tricky, this recipe will show you otherwise.

1 leg of lamb (about 3kg)

1 garlic clove

A handful fresh parsley

A handful fresh rosemary

A handful fresh mint

50g pine nuts

50g parmesan, grated

Olive oil

Salt and pepper

Heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Put the herbs, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan, cheese, salt and pepper in a food processor and pulse.

Put the leg of lamb on a large baking dish. Generously brush with olive oil, then evenly spread the herb mixture. 

Cook the lamb 25 minutes per 500g and an additional 30 minutes. For a 3kg leg, cook it for 3 hours.  

Serve with roasted potatoes and blanched asparagus. 

Serves
8

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
180 minutes

Main ingredients
Lamb, Nuts, Oil, Herbs

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners

Cuisine
Irish

Special Info
Gluten free, Egg free, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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