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Lamb in Pastry Crust Lamb En Croute

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  Chicken livers 1⁄4 Pound
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed and diced finely
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaf 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Rosemary leaf 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fresh breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boned leg of lamb 3 1⁄2 Pound (1 no.)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pie crust mix 11 Ounce (1 pack)
  Egg 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as required)
  Canned chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 can)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon

1) Into a skillet, dab in the butter and saute the chicken livers
2) Place them into a bowl and mash them
3) In the remaining butter saute the onion and the mushrooms and then add to the mashed chicken liver
4) Add in 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper, thyme, rosemary and breadcrumbs and mix well
5) Using a sharp knife, cut off excess fat from the lamb
6) Spread the liver mixture onto the meat and roll the lamb up like a jelly roll fashion
7) Tie string across the meat in a cross wise fashion at 1 inch intervals
8) Roast the lamb in the oven at 325 F for 1 hour and 45 minutes
9) Following the directions as per the pastry pack, roll out the pastry onto a floured board
10) Lay the pastry over the lamb and trim off the excess
11)Use the leftovers to cut out decorations
12) Beat the egg with water in a cup
13) Give the pastry an egg wash
14) Bake in the oven till the pastry turns golden

15) Remove the lamb to a platter and garnish with baby carrots and celery
11) serve the meat with watercress and a ruffled green onion flower
12) Slice the meat and serve with the gravy

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1018 Calories from Fat 627

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g108%

Saturated Fat 29.7 g148.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 317.6 mg105.9%

Sodium 895 mg37.3%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.57 g2.3%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 59 g117.5%

Vitamin A 51.3% Vitamin C 11.1%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lamb In Pastry Crust Lamb En Croute Recipe