Rosemary-Crusted Roast Lamb

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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A quick, elegant, and flavorsome lamb dish that would make a perfect holiday main course or Sunday dinner. Roast the baby potatoes and carrots along with the lamb. While the lamb rests, reduce the leftover juices for a few minutes on the stovetop to make a quick gravy. Dinner is served!

recipe updated Jul 9, 2020


  • Baby potato icon
    Baby potato
    750g (about 13⅛)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Fresh rosemary icon
    Fresh rosemary
    1 tbsp (4g)
  • Chantenay carrots icon
    Chantenay carrots
    300g (about 6)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    3 tbsp (44g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Lamb stock icon
    Lamb stock
    75ml (75ml)
  • Rack of lamb icon
    Rack of lamb
    2 (400g)
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    50g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Redcurrant jelly icon
    Redcurrant jelly
    2 tbsp (41g)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish

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  1. Pre-heat oven - 220°C
  2. Add baby potato, chantenay carrots and olive oil to a clean large roasting dish
  3. Toss well until coated
  4. Roast - 5 min, 220°C
  5. Add dijon mustard, garlic clove and olive oil to a clean small bowl
  6. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  7. Mix with tablespoon
  8. Add lamb stock and rack of lamb to the meat
  9. Add marinade to meat evenly
  10. Sprinkle with fresh rosemary and breadcrumbs
  11. Cook until tender - approx 20 min, 220°C
  12. Remove then set aside
  13. Add balsamic vinegar and redcurrant jelly to the meat
  14. Stir until combined
  15. Heat until just boiling - medium heat
  16. Serve
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