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Greek Easter Lamb

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  Leg lamb 5 Pound (2.5 Kilogram, 1 Whole)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), cut into slivers
  Rosemary sprigs 2
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Broad beans 8 Ounce (250 Gram, Shelled Weight)
  Onions 4 Small
  Potatoes 6 Medium, peeled and thinly sliced
  Chicken stock 1 Pint (600 Milliliter)

Make several incisions in the lamb and insert the garlic slivers in them.
Rub the meat with the salt and pepper and lay the rosemary sprigs over the fat.
Put the meat on a rack in a roasting tin and cover with the butter.
Roast in a very hot oven (230°C/450°F or Gas Mark 8) for 10 minutes.
Baste the lamb with the fat in the tin and arrange the beans, onions and potatoes around the meat.
Pour the stock over the vegetables.
Return to a moderate oven (180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4) and continue roasting for 2 to 2 1/4 hours or until the lamb is cooked.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6356 Calories from Fat 3245

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 361 g555.6%

Saturated Fat 163.1 g815.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1655.8 mg551.9%

Sodium 2514.8 mg104.8%

Total Carbohydrates 299 g99.6%

Dietary Fiber 32.2 g129%

Sugars 36.7 g

Protein 479 g958.2%

Vitamin A 46.8% Vitamin C 424.1%

Calcium 56.7% Iron 295.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Greek Easter Lamb Recipe