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Italian Roast Leg of Lamb

Lamb Roast with Olives and Red Wine

10

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

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Allyson Gofton

The gutsy topping on this roast lamb adds a delicious flavour and creates a stunning looking dish.

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Ingredients

Lamb

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1 Quality Mark lamb leg

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1/2 cup red wine

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1/4 cup olive oil

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1 tsp dried basil

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1, minced garlic clove

Topping

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150g, crumbled feta cheese

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1/4 cup sun dried tomato pesto

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1/4 cup, chopped black olives

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1 tbsp capers

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1 tsp basil leaves

Method

To Roast Lamb

1

Pre-heat the oven to 190ÂșC.

2

Line a baking or roasting dish with foil or baking paper.

3

Note the weight of the lamb in order to calculate the cooking time.

4

With a sharp knife, make 8-10 shallow cuts on the top of the leg.

5

Mix together the wine, oil, basil and garlic and massage over the lamb. *If time allows, prepare this stage the night before and marinate the meat overnight, bringing to room temperature before roasting.

6

Roast in the pre-heated oven for 30 minutes per 500g.

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In the last 30 minutes of cooking time, mix all the topping ingredients together and press onto the lamb.

8

Return to the oven for the remaining cooking time.

9

Remove from the oven and rest for 20 minutes before carving.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (151g)

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

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Energy

1175 (280)kJ

Protein

25.4g

Total Fat

18.5g

Saturated Fat

6.2g

Carbs

1.1g

Sugars

0.4g

Sodium

316mg

Iron*

2mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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