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Garlic & Wine Glazed Roast Lamb with Mint Pesto

Kiwi Style Roast Lamb Recipe

10

Serves

35 mins

Prep Time

2 hrs

Cook Time

Roast lamb, the ultimate Kiwi tradition... Paired with the fresh summer flavours of garlic, pinenuts and, of course, mint, this celebration dish will delight your guests at any festive occasion.

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Ingredients

Lamb

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1 Quality Mark lamb leg bone-in

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2 Tbsp garlic salt

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1 tsp black pepper corns, crushed

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1/4 cup white wine

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2 Tbsp vegetable oil

Roasted garlic, pine nut and mint pesto

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1 roasted garlic bulb

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3/4 cup toasted pine nuts

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1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint

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1/2 cup finely chopped parsley

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1/4 cup grated pecorino cheese

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1/2 cup canola oil

Method

To Roast Lamb

To Mix Pesto

1

Preheat the oven to 190°C.

2

Line a baking tray with baking paper or foil. Take note of the weight of the lamb.

3

Make 10 -12 small but deep cuts all over the leg of lamb.

4

Mix together the garlic salt, pepper, wine and oil and massage over the lamb.

5

Cover and set aside for 30 - 60 minutes to come to room temperature.

6

Roast in the preheated oven, allowing 30 minutes per 500 grams for medium, basting with the marinade a couple of times.

7

Remove from the oven, cover and rest for 20 minutes before carving and serving with the mint and toasted pine nut pesto (below), and summer vegetables or salad.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (149g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1605 (383)kJ

Protein

26.6g

Total Fat

29.3g

Saturated Fat

6.4g

Carbs

2.4g

Sugars

1.6g

Sodium

297mg

Iron*

3.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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