Traditional Roast Lamb

  

Serves 8 | Preparation Time: 20 mins | Cooking Time: 1:40 mins

Ingredients:

2kg Tasman Whole Leg of Lamb
1/4 cup Golden Grange Olive Oil
1 tbsp chopped rosemary leaves
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1.5kg chat potatoes

Method:

  1. Preheat oven 200°C or 180°C if fan forced.
  2. Lightly grease roasting pan. Combine oil, rosemary and garlic in a bowl. Rub half the oil mixture over lamb. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C or 160°C if fan-forced. Roast lamb, basting with remaining oil mixture every 20 minutes, for 1 hour 15 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking.
  4. Add potatoes to pan for the last 40 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.
  5. Remove lamb from oven. Cover loosely with foil. Stand for 10 minutes. Carve. Serve with potatoes.

Basic Gravy Recipe:

  1. Transfer meat (and any vegetables) to a plate to rest.
  2. Combine 2 cups beef stock and 3/4 cups red wine in a jug.
  3. Skim fat from roasting pan, leaving 1 1/2 tablespoons pan juices and fat in pan.
  4. Place pan over high heat. Add flour. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, for 1-2 minutes or until mixture bubbles and becomes golden.
  5. Add juices from resting meat. Slowly add stock mixture to pan, stirring constantly. Cook, scraping pan, for 8-10 minutes or until thickened. Enjoy!