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Slow-roasted thyme and oregano lamb leg

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  • High in protein
  • No added sugar
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Wheat free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Lactose free
  • Gluten free
  • Egg free
  • Dairy free

Loaded with herbs, this tasty lamb leg is the perfect weekend lunch or dinner. With only 20 minutes prep needed, you’ll have more time for friends and family.

  • Serves8
  • Cook time4 hour 40 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, + 15 mins resting time
Slow-roasted thyme and oregano lamb leg


  • 2kg Coles Australian Lamb Whole Leg Roast
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250ml) dry red wine or extra chicken stock
  • 2 brown onions, cut into wedges
  • 4 garlic bulbs, halved
  • 1 tbs thyme sprigs
  • 1 tbs oregano leaves
  • 4 rosemary sprigs

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 150°C. Heat a large frying pan over high heat. Season lamb all over. Cook, turning, for 10 mins or until brown all over. Transfer to a plate. Add the stock and wine or extra stock to the pan and bring to the boil.
  2. Step 2

    Place onion, garlic, thyme, oregano and rosemary in a roasting pan. Top with lamb. Pour stock mixture around the lamb. Cover with foil. Bake, basting occasionally with pan juices, for 4 hours or until the lamb is falling off the bone.
  3. Step 3

    Increase oven to 220°C. Uncover the lamb and roast for 30 mins or until the lamb is golden brown and caramelised. Partially cover with foil. Rest for 15 mins.
  4. Step 4

    Transfer the lamb and vegetables to a serving platter.

    Serve with roasted potatoes, thyme sprigs and oregano leaves

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 1685kJ/403 Cals (38%)

Protein: 38g (76%)

Fat: 24g (34%)

Sat fat: 10g (42%)

Carb: 3g (1%)

Sugar: 2g (2%)

Fibre: 3g (10%)

Sodium: 188mg (9%)