Nothing beats a delicious Greek lamb roast. It’s perfect for entertaining and what’s even better is it’s extremely easy to prepare. Here’s our easy to follow recipe that is guaranteed to be a hit in your home!
1 leg of lamb (roughly 2.5kg)
10 x potatoes
8 cloves of garlic, peeled
1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
3 tbsp dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
A drop of white wine
1 x cup water
-Preheat your oven to 180°C.
-Place your lamb in a deep baking dish and cut several slits onto the lamb on all sides using a sharp knife.
-Add a drop of white wine over the meat and insert cloves of garlic into the slits.
-Season well with salt and pepper.
– Cut potatoes into rustic size pieces and place them around the meat.
-Season potatoes with salt and pepper.
-Add water to the bottom of the dish.
-Pour over lemon juice and olive oil.
-Season with oregano and mix together.
-Cover baking dish with baking paper and aluminum foil and make sure it’s tightly wrapped.
-Cook for 2.5 hours, turning once halfway through. If the liquid evaporates you can add a little more water to ensure the meat and potatoes do not stick.
-Remove the covering and roast for a further 30 minutes to get some nice browning on top.