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Slow Cooked Herb Lamb with Minted Pea Mash

By Bridget O'Connor
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Serves:
6 – 8
Prep time:
20 minutes
Cooking time:
7 hours
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Function:
Top/Bottom heat Eco (lamb) & FullSteam (peas) and Fullsteam

Ingredients

Slow Cooked Lamb

1 tblspn olive oil
1 x easy carve leg lamb, approx. 1.6 – 1.8kg
4 cloves garlic, sliced
2 brown onions, sliced
1 tspn dried chilli flakes
2 cups red wine
1 cup beef stock
2 cups chopped fresh herbs, eg. rosemary, parsley, thyme, sage, oregano

Minted Pea Mash

500g frozen peas
60g butter
1/2 cup mint leaves
Salt & freshly ground black pepper

Method

Slow Cooked Herb Lamb

Heat a heavy based pan over a medium to high heat. Add olive oil then brown the lamb well on all sides. This will take 6 to 8 minutes. Remove the lamb from the pan & place into a large casserole dish.  Add the garlic, onions & chilli flakes to the pan & fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium then add the red wine & stock, stirring to scrape any bits from the base of the pan. Remove from heat, add the chopped herbs & mix well. Pour the red wine & herb mix over the lamb & cover tightly with foil or a lid.

Preheat oven to 120°C on the top/bottom eco function. Place casserole dish on wire rack on shelf level 1 & cook for 6 to 7 hours, or until meat falls from the bone. Remove meat from the pan & rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain the pan juices & place into a saucepan over a low heat to keep warm & reduce slightly.

Pull the meat from the bone with 2 forks & place into a warmed serving dish. Pour pan juices over meat & toss to combine.

Minted Pea Mash

Place all ingredients into the unperforated steamer tray. Cook FullSteam at 100°C for 8 minutes. Transfer to heatproof jug & mash coarsely with stick blender. Place into serving dish. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil & garnish with fresh mint.

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Authors Bio:

Bridget has worked in the home appliance industry for more than 15 years. She loves to cook & really enjoys working with customers to help them select appliances to best suit their needs as well as following up with further instruction when the appliances are installed.

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