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Boiled Leg of Lamb   HT    MC  Irish  140mins



Serves  6-8    Hot  Lamb   Vegetables  Alcohol  Stew  Main Course  Dairy Gluten Wheat free   British  Ireland  Europe



1 x 2.2kg/5lb Leg of Lamb

2 Leeks (White parts only) cut into 2.5cm/1 inch pieces

6 Carrots, cut into 2.5cm/1 inch slices

3 Sticks of Celery, cut into 2.5cm/1 inch slices

3 Medium Onions, quartered

3 Garlic Cloves, chopped

300ml/10fl.oz. Dry White Wine (check manufacture)

4 Sprigs Fresh Thyme

Salt and Black Pepper

10 Small Potatoes, quartered




1. Place the lamb large flameproof casserole together with the leeks, carrots, meat.


2. Bring to a boil, cover, then reduce the heat and simmer for 1       hours checking every   hour and skimming off any foam that has risen to the surface.


3. Add the potatoes and continue to cook for a further 20-30 minutes until the potato is tender.


4. To serve - transfer the lamb to a carving plate and slice. Serve in large soup plates, spooning some vegetables around the meat. Serve hot.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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