Slow Roast Lamb Leg with Tenderstem® broccoli, Lemon & Caper Dressing

Slow Roast Lamb Leg with Tenderstem® broccoli, Lemon & Caper Dressing

Slow-roasted, tender lamb leg, infused with mellow garlic and bay leaves makes wonderful comfort food. Cut through the richness of the lamb with Tenderstem® broccoli in a herb lemon and caper dressing. This recipe is perfect for a big meal for friends and family to enjoy.

Preparation time

30 minutes

Cooking time

4 hours



Dietary requirements

  • Dairy free
  • Nut free


  1. Heat the oven to 160°C (140°C fan, gas mark 4). In a large roasting tin, add the oil, a third of the potatoes in one layer, season well and top with a third of the onions and one of the bay leaves, repeat with the rest.

  2. Set the lamb leg on top, rubbing it all over with some sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add the potatoes and half bulbs of garlic to the tray, with the flat side of the garlic facing upwards. Pour the chicken stock on top, place the tray in the oven and roast for 4 hours, until the meat is tender.

  3. For the dressing, mix all the dressing ingredients until combined, lightly season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil, add the Tenderstem® broccoli and cook for 1 ½ mins. Drain then toss with the watercress and a few spoonful’s of the dressing to serve.

  4. Place the Tenderstem® broccoli and dressing in a large dish and serve the lamb in the roasting tray.

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