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  Dried pears 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Boneless leg of lamb 2 Pound, rolled (1 Kilogram)
  Sherry 2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
  White wine 2 Fluid Ounce (60 Milliliter)
  Crushed black peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soft brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Peach jam/Apricot jam 2 Tablespoon
  Green peppers 2 , cut into 3/4 inch squares

1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F/ Gas 4). Put pears in a bowl with water to cover; soak for 30 minutes.
2. Tie lamb into a neat shape with string, place it in a roasting tin and bake for 45 minutes. Drain off any excess fat.
3. Drain pears, pat them dry on kitchen paper and arrange around lamb in the roasting tin. Mix sherry, wine, pepper, sugar and jam in a small bowl; pour mixture over lamb and pears and bake for 45 minutes more.
4. Add peppers to tin and bake for 10-15 minutes, until just tender. Serve lamb surrounded by pears and peppers. Add a chopped parsley garnish if liked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3136 Calories from Fat 605

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.8%

Saturated Fat 23.2 g116.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 777.2 mg259.1%

Sodium 1018.9 mg42.5%

Total Carbohydrates 377 g125.6%

Dietary Fiber 39.8 g159.1%

Sugars 325 g

Protein 267 g534.8%

Vitamin A 22.6% Vitamin C 455.8%

Calcium 20% Iron 63.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Lamb With Dried Pears Recipe