Lamb with Rosemary Pesto Recipe

Lamb with rosemary pesto recipe

Liven up your lamb with this pesto and rosemary glaze. This no-fuss recipe couldn't be easier to follow and can be left alone to cook while you spend time with your family this Easter.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 175 minutes

Servings: 8 people

Preparation

To make the pesto put all the herbs, nuts, cheese, garlic and salt and pepper in a food processor and whizz.

Put the lamb on a baking tray and coat the outside with some olive oil.

With a spoon, spread the pesto mixture onto the oiled surface of the lamb until you have coated it to your liking. 

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ Gas 4.

To cook the lamb medium, time for 25min per 500g and then additional 25 minutes after this.

*Cooking time and portions in this recipe are based on a 3KG whole leg of lamb. 

Ingredients

3 handfuls of parsley, rosemary and mint combination to your taste
1 handful pine nuts
1 handful freshly grated Parmesan
Half clove of garlic
Olive oil to bind
Salt and pepper to taste
Tesco Irish Whole Leg of Lamb

Ingredients

3 handfuls of parsley, rosemary and mint combination to your taste
1 handful pine nuts
1 handful freshly grated Parmesan
Half clove of garlic
Olive oil to bind
Salt and pepper to taste
Tesco Irish Whole Leg of Lamb

Preparation

To make the pesto put all the herbs, nuts, cheese, garlic and salt and pepper in a food processor and whizz.

Put the lamb on a baking tray and coat the outside with some olive oil.

With a spoon, spread the pesto mixture onto the oiled surface of the lamb until you have coated it to your liking. 

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ Gas 4.

To cook the lamb medium, time for 25min per 500g and then additional 25 minutes after this.

*Cooking time and portions in this recipe are based on a 3KG whole leg of lamb.