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Greek Roasted Leg of Lamb with Potatoes

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Method

For the lamb

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Place the leg of lamb in a baking pan and cut small slits in the meat in various places.
  • Thinly slice the garlic and cut the rosemary into small pieces.
  • Tuck them in the slits you created in the meat.
  • In a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 chicken bouillon cubes.
  • Mix and mash with a fork until the cubes dissolve completely.
  • Pour the mixture over the lamb and rub it all over with your hands until it is completely coated.
  • Pour the wine into the baking pan and cover securely with parchment paper and then with aluminum foil.
  • Roast for 1 ½ hours.

For the potatoes

  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Wash and scrub the potatoes to remove any dirt but keep the skin on.
  • Cut into 3-4 cm pieces and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss.
  • Add them to the hot pan and sauté for 5-6 minutes, until golden.
  • Add the water, honey and mustard. Mix well with a spoon.
  • Remove the baking pan with the lamb from the oven, remove the coverings and add the potatoes.
  • Cover again with the parchment paper and aluminum foil and roast for another 1 ½ hours.

For the glaze

  • Remove baking pan from the oven, remove coverings and brush the meat and potatoes with the mustard and honey. Then sprinkle with the chili flakes.
  • Turn on the broiler and grill for 10-20 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

685
Calories (kcal)
34 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

26.0
Total Fat (g)
37 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

8.3
Saturated Fat (g)
42 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

54.0
Total Carbs (g)
21 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

20.0
Sugars (g)
22 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

56.0
Protein (g)
112 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.1
Fibre (g)
16 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.8
Sodium (g)
47 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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