Weekend lamb: Roast leg of lamb with pesto and roasted veggies

 Over the next four weekends we'll be offering you mouthwateringly delicious lamb recipes from Iceland in cooperation with Icelandic Lamb.

The first is a twist on the classic roast leg of lamb, perfect for a Sunday dinner in the winter cold.

LAMB LEG ROAST WITH PESTO AND ROASTED VEGGIES

Lamb Leg Roast Icelandic Lamb

Small potatoes 8, halved

Red onion ½ dl

Carrots 3, medium size

Garlic 1 clove

Pesto:

Fresh basil 40g

Pine nuts 25 g

Parmesan 25 g

Olive oil 80 ml

Garlic 1 clove

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Brown the meat in a pan, two mins. each side, and place in a roasting tray with the vegetables. Roast for 30 mins. Rest 10 mins. before serving with a generous coating of pesto.
  1. To make Pesto: Mix all ingredients in a food processor and season with salt and black pepper.

Exchange rates

USD USD 106.65 EUR EUR 124.20
GBP GBP 139.04 DKK DKK 16.67
NOK NOK 12.95 SEK SEK 11.97
CHF CHF 106.80 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 106.65 EUR EUR 124.20
GBP GBP 139.04 DKK DKK 16.67
NOK NOK 12.95 SEK SEK 11.97
CHF CHF 106.80 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.