for family meals :
Asado de Codero - Roast Lamb Andalucian
recipe has been reproduced courtesy of Orce
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heavenly roast lamb dish is an ideal winter warmer,
packed full of traditional Spanish herbs and spices.
It is easy to prepare and slow roasted resulting in
succulent melt in the mouth meat full of the flavours
leg of lamb, sliced into chops.
Three or four medium potatoes.
1 large onion
2 green peppers
5 cloves of garlic
Whole black peppercorns
A few sprigs of rosemary and thyme
the bottom of a large roasting dish with olive oil
and lay the chops in the bottom.
and finely slice the onion and potatoes and slice
the onion slices, then the peppers and potato slices
over the lamb in the dish.
and roughly chop the garlic then add to the dish.
with salt and the peppercorns.
the rosemary and thyme (no need to chop) and a final
drizzle of olive oil.
just enough water to cover the ingredients.
for two to two and a half hours on a very low heat,
adding water if necessary during cooking.
dish is best eaten Spanish style, place the tray in
the middle of the table and serve with fresh bread and
sides of seasonal vegetables.
with permission of Orce