ROAST LAMB AND POTA­TOES

South Waikato News - - Community Cookbook -

600g pota­toes, peeled and diced 5cm

1⁄2 brown onion, peeled and cut in half with root kept in­tact

550g but­ter­flied lamb leg (at room tem­per­a­ture)

❚❚❚Each week Na­dia gives you an­other easy recipe for your fam­ily and you’ll find all the in­gre­di­ents in My Food Bag. my­food­bag.co.nz

1 1⁄4 cups beef stock (if us­ing cubes, use only 1) 1 tea­spoon Di­jon mus­tard 1 tea­spoon Worces­ter­shire sauce Pre­heat oven to 220C. Line two oven trays with bak­ing paper.

Toss pota­toes and onion with a driz­zle of oil on first pre­pared tray. Sea­son with salt and pep­per and roast for 30-35 min­utes, un­til golden and cooked through. Cut broccoli into very small flo­rets and finely dice stalk. Roughly chop gar­lic. In a medium pot (with

❚a lid), bring wa­ter and salt to the boil. As soon as it boils, re­duce heat to low, add broccoli and gar­lic and leave to steam, cov­ered, for 6 min­utes, un­til ten­der. Make sure broccoli has enough wa­ter to stop it catch­ing on bot­tom of pot. Add peas to pot with broccoli, re­move from heat and al­low to steam, cov­ered, for a fur­ther 5 min­utes.

Add all re­main­ing broccoli and pea smash in­gre­di­ents, sea­son with salt and pep­per and mash well. Cover to keep warm. Pat lamb dry and sea­son with salt and pep­per. Heat a driz­zle of oil in a large fry-pan on medium-high heat.

Cook lamb for 2-3 min­utes each side, un­til browned (but not cooked through).

Trans­fer lamb to sec­ond pre­pared tray and cook for 8-14 min­utes for medium-rare (de­pend­ing on thick­ness), or un­til cooked to your lik­ing. Set aside, cov­ered to rest. Re­turn pan to medium heat.

Cook sec­ond mea­sure of onion and thyme for 2-3 min­utes, un­til soft. Add but­ter and flour and cook for 1 minute, stir­ring.

Add beef stock slowly to pan, stir­ring con­tin­u­ously to pre­vent lumps form­ing. Cook gravy for a fur­ther 3-4 min­utes, un­til thick­ened. Add mus­tard and Worces­ter­shire sauce and sea­son with salt and pep­per. Re­move pan from heat. Thinly slice lamb against the grain.

To serve, di­vide roast lamb, pota­toes and broccoli pea smash be­tween plates.

Serve 1⁄4 of the roasted onion for adults. Pour over a gen­er­ous serv­ing of gravy.

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