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Easy Easter Lamb Recipe: Butterflied leg of lamb with tangy Cumberland sauce

This butterflied leg of lamb recipe is an effortless, flavour-packed alternative recipe to your traditional Easter lamb roast. Spice things up with a totally new leg of lamb recipe!

Written by High Life North
Published 27.03.2021

Ingredients: Serves 4

  • 1kg leg of lamb, butterflied (weight after removing bones – the butcher will do this for you)
  • Splash olive oil
  • Salt and freshly-milled black pepper
  • 1 jar Tracklements Tangy Cumberland Sauce 



Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas Mark 4.

Put the leg of lamb in a large roasting dish and rub it all over with a generous amount of oil, salt and pepper (to taste).

Put it in the oven for 30-40 mins, depending on how pink you like your lamb (and how thinly the leg has been butterflied).

Remove the leg of lamb from the oven and drain any liquid from the base of the roasting dish.

Brush the Tracklements Tangy Cumberland Sauce all over the lamb (top and bottom) and leave it fat side up in the roasting tin. Cook for a further 20 mins, then remove from the oven.

Leave to rest for 10–15 mins and serve with creamy mustardy mash and spring greens. It’s as straightforward as that! You can’t get an easier, or more delicious, lamb recipe.

Recipe credit: Tracklements

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