Roast leg of lamb

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Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

2kg leg of lamb
2 preserved lemon wedge
3 garlic
1 tbsp dried rosemary
5g fresh parsley
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup Greek style yoghurt
3 red onions
2 garlic heads
2 cups chicken stock (homemade)

Method

  1. Place the lamb in a roasting tray; allow to come to room temperature. Season well.
  2. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  3. For the topping: Blitz together the preserved lemon (skin only, pith removed), 3 garlic cloves, rosemary, parsley and olive oil, add the yoghurt and blitz for another couple seconds.
  4. Rub this mixture all over the lamb. Place the halved onions, halved garlic heads and stock around the lamb and roast for 2½ hours.
  5. To serve: Slice the lamb and serve with fresh herbs, vine tomatoes and roasted garlic.

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