Recipe by Emma Officer
"This is an very simple recipe if you want to do something a bit different and unusual with a boneless leg of lamb. A boneless leg of lamb is marinated, then roasted and served with a tangy raspberry sauce."
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1 1/2 cups
red wine vinegar
1 (3 pound)
boneless leg of lamb
I liked this recipe. However, be sure to strain the raspberry sauce through a strainer to remove the seeds that give an annoying crunch and bitter taste. I add 1 Tbsp of cornstarch to thicken up the sauce.
I doubled this recipe but otherwise made to the exact specifications. My sauce tasted good when I tasted it but refused to thicken very much and I ended up drizzling it over my roast. It ran off the meat and so there wasn't enough to taste properly over the hogget I used. I also had more than a litre of sauce left and as raspberries are expensive I was disappointed. I would not make this recipe again because it is too expensive for the end result but I have frozen the excess sauce and will use it on another roast and see if I can get it to a better consistency. The taste was worth 4 stars but the consistency only two, I'm sure the sauce should have gone thicker than it did but it just didn't.
This was a nice refreshing dish. I really enjoyed it. My husband, however, asked where the pound cake was. He felt it was a bit too sweet for a main course. On the subject of presentation, this would be great for Valentine's Day with it's colorful raspberry sauce.
I was lucky enough to be given a heap of raspberries from my parent's farm. This recipe was a perfect way to make use of them. The tang of the berries is a perfect match for lamb, which is a favourite of mine.
I agree, this is a restaurant quality dish. If only my cooking tasted this good all the time.
Lovely with a glass of red wine.
I am giving this the 5 star rating. I had my family tell me this could have been in a very fine restaurant! Was delicious!
This was excellent. I used fresh raspberries and rosemary and also added a little corn starch to thicken. We used the left over sauce to marinate and serve with lamb steaks which was also very good.
This was very good. I had 2 "lamb lovers" over for dinner this evening and they both loved it. I did mine on the grill wrapped in foil (too hot to start the oven). Marinated all day at room temp (started with frozen leg). I had made some black raspberry wine last year and tossed some of that into the marinade. Very nice. I also thickened the raspberry stuff with cornstarch at the end. By the way my leg had a bone in and I roasted it for 2 1/2 hours. I think it weighed about 5 pounds.
THIS IS THE BEST RECIPE THAT I HAVE EVER USED FOR LAMB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was so easy and the results were magnificent. My brother who won't normally eat lamb raved about the flavor and consistency.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Leg of Lamb with Raspberry Sauce
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 207
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