Mutton with artichokes

Recipe from: 8/12/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • 600
    g
    deboned leg of mutton
  • 3
    garlic cloves, peeled and quartered
  • 20
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 20
    ml
    olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 20
    ml
    butter
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 20
    ml
    tomato paste
  • 50
    ml
    ouzo
  • 250
    ml
    cream
  • 1
    x 400 g can artichokes
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 160 °C.
Using a sharp-pointed knife, make incisions in the leg of mutton and stuff with the garlic quarters.
Coat the meat with the lemon juice and olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roll up the meat and secure with string.
Roast for about two hours or until the meat is tender and done but still slightly pink inside.
Leave the meat to cool completely before carving it into 1 cm thick slices.
Heat the butter and crushed garlic in a saucepan and add the tomato paste, ouzo and cream.
Add the meat slices and artichokes as soon as the cream begins to turn pink. Simmer until heated through.
 

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