Tender Slow Roasted Whole Leg of Lamb

Tender Slow Roasted Whole Leg of Lamb

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About this recipe: Yes it takes 7 hours to cook this at low heat, simmering in a red wine and stock sauce. The meat will be so tender it's falling off the bone - delicious and worth it!


Serves: 6 

  • 1 whole leg of lamb
  • 1 garlic head, split but not peeled
  • 6 carrots
  • 300ml red wine
  • 300ml stock

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:8hr  ›  Ready in:8hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees C.
  2. In a large a roasting dish lay the carrots and garlic on the base then place the lamb on top.
  3. Add wine and stock then bring to the boil on the stove.
  4. Carefully cover with foil tightly then put in oven and cook for 7 hours.
  5. Remove lamb to another roasting tin. Turn oven up to 200 degrees C and put lamb in to crisp the skin, for about 20 minutes.
  6. Reduce cooking juices to make gravy. Serve with potatoes and vegetables.

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