Rosemary Roasted Scotch Lamb and potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Scotch Lamb and potatoes

Serves 6-8


  • 1 Scotch leg of Lamb weighing 1.8kg (4lb)

  • 2 stems fresh rosemary

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 6 baking potatoes about 1.4kg (3lb),peeled

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced

  • 15ml/1tbsp olive oil

  • 450ml/3/4pt lamb stock

Cooking Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/Fan 170°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5. Place the lamb on a board. Break the rosemary into small sprigs. Use a small sharp knife to make incisions in the lamb; poke a sprig of rosemary into each hole. Season the lamb well with salt and pepper.
  2. Slice the potatoes to the thickness of a one pound coin. Place the potatoes, onion and garlic in a large roasting tin season well and toss together. Shake the dish to level the surface. Pour over the stock, then drizzle over the oil.
  3. Place the lamb on top of the potatoes, cover loosely with foil and roast for 1 hour. Remove the foil and return to the oven for a further 40 mins to allow the potatoes and lamb to brown. This gives medium cooked lamb or for well done cook for a further 20 mins.
  4. When ready, remove the lamb to a carving board, cover with foil and leave to rest for 10 mins. Meanwhile, keep the potatoes warm. Carve the lamb and serve with the potatoes.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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