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Slow-cooked Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Lemon & Rosemary (in the CrockPot!)

Yields1 Serving

 1 leg of lamb (that will fit in your CrockPot - if not, get the butcher to cut off the shank end) - with or without bone
 1 lemon
 4-5 garlic cloves, sliced or crushed
 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, chopped
 1 Tbsp. olive oil
 1 tsp. coarse salt
 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

some wine, chicken or beef stock, tomato juice or water


On a chopping board, pat your lamb dry with paper towels. Finely grate about half the zest off the lemon and grind into a paste with the garlic, rosemary, oil, salt and pepper using a mortar and pestle. Rub the paste all over the lamb. If you like, let it sit on the countertop for half an hour or so, or refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.


Put it into the CrockPot. Add about half a cup of liquid. Squeeze the juice of the lemon overtop too.


Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.