Recipe Tip: Slow-roasted Leg of Lamb

Recipe Tip: Slow-roasted Leg of Lamb

Top Recipe. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. The lamb is combined with wonderfully aromatic notes from the Orient. There is also homemade hummus and cucumber yogurt.



    1. Step 1

      To make the marinade, put the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, rosemary leaves and mint in a blender and combine.
    2. Step 2

      Place the leg of lamb in a non-stick roasting tray. Cover the meat with the marinade, cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least two hours. Preheat the oven to 160 °C.
    3. Step 3

      Remove the cling film, season the meat with salt and pepper. Cover the roasting tray with aluminium foil and place in the oven to roast for three hours. Remove from the oven and remove the foil.
    4. Step 4

      Peel the garlic and cut in half. Spread garlic around the meat and pour some of hte roasting juices over it.
    5. Step 5

      Roast uncovered for a further two hours until the meat is tender.
    6. Step 6

      20 minutes before the finished roasting time, arrange apricots around the meat and heat through. Char the limes in a grill pan on a medium heat and then also add to the roasting tray. Scatter pomegranate seeds over the meat.
    7. Step 7

      Serve with homemade hummus, cucumber yogurt, olives, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh radishes.
    8. Step 8

      Put tahini and lemon juice in a blender.
    9. Step 9

      Blend for one minute, scraping everything off the side so that the mixture collects at the bottom of the blender, and blend for another 30 seconds.
    10. Step 10

      Add chickpeas and mix again. Then add boiling water until a smooth mass is formed. Season to taste with salt and pepper and place in a bowl.
    11. Step 11

      Cover with cling film and refrigerate. Just before serving, divide the hummus between bowls and drizzle with a little olive oil and paprika powder.
    12. Step 12

      Remove the ends of the cucumber, then cut the cucumber in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
    13. Step 13

      Cut into slices and place in a bowl.
    14. Step 14

      Mix yogurt, mint and garlic in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the yogurt over the sliced cucumber and mix well.
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