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Best Roast Leg of Lamb

A classic lamb with garlic and rosemary and a mint sauce, with no fuss and loads of flavor – perfect for Christmas dinner, and ready in an hour and a half. If you are looking for something a little different to try this year, this is a great option.   Ingredients 2 kg leg of lamb or hogget 1 bulb of garlic ½ a bunch of fresh rosemary 1.5 kg potatoes 1 lemon olive oil MINT SAUCE 1 bunch of fresh mint 1 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons wine vinegar Method Remove the lamb from the fridge 1 hour before you want to cook it, to let it come up to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/gas 6 and place a roasting dish for the potatoes on the bottom. Break the garlic bulb up into cloves, then peel 3, leaving the rest whole. Pick and roughly chop half the rosemary leaves. Peel and halve the potatoes. Crush the peeled garlic into a bowl, add the chopped rosemary, finely grate in the lemon zest and drizzle in a good lug of oil, then mix together. Season the lamb with sea salt and black pepper, then drizzle with the marinade and rub [...]
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