Cold leg of lamb with humus sauce

Recipe from: 12/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 4
Servings 8
Time 15 minutes


  • 1
    leg of lamb
  • 6
    cloves garlic
  • 10
    dried mint
  • 40
    olive oil


2 hours
Make small incisions in the lamb and press a sliver of garlic into each.
Mix together the mint, olive oil and lemon zest. Rub the mixture all over the lamb. Place in a greased roasting tin and roast for 15 minutes in a preheated oven.
Reduce the heat to 170 ºC and continue to roast for 18 minutes per 500g weight of the leg.

To make the humus sauce, mix together humus and yoghurt.
Remove lamb from the oven and set aside to cool. Carve the lamb into thin slices and arrange on a platter. Drizzle lemon juice over the slices and garnish with fresh mint leaves. Serve with humus sauce on the side.


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