• 2kg leg of lamb
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 400g shallots, peeled
  • 800g turnips, peeled and quartered
  • 1 bulb garlic, unpeeled and cloves separated
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves picked


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 200ºC/gas mark 6. Rub the lamb all over with the olive oil, and season well.

  2. 2

    Put in a large roasting tin and scatter the shallots, turnips and garlic around the lamb. Sprinkle over the thyme and cover loosely with foil. Roast in the oven for 1 hour 50 minutes. Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Carve the lamb and serve with the roast veg.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 2282kj 545kcal 27%
  • Fat 34.0g 49%
  • Saturates 14.0g 70%
  • Sugars 6.5g 7%
  • Salt 0.43g 7%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 779kj/186kcal

Each serving provides

7.5g carbohydrate 2.3g fibre 51.2g protein

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