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Swedish easter lamb recipe, oven baked roasted lamb
Swedish roast easter lamb recipe, known in Sweden as Lammstek.
Served with a Swedish potatisgratang, or potato gratin.


Serves four:

1.5 kilo (3,3 pounds) leg or shoulder of Lamb
3 Garlic Cloves
15 sprigs fresh Rosemary

Olive oil
Salt & Pepper

1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350 Fahrenheit), trim any sinews or excess fat off the lamb and discard.

2. Slice the garlic in thin slices. Then use a small knife and cut 16 about 1 cm (0.5 inches) deep slits in the lamb. Press one slice of garlic and one sprig of rosemary into each slit.

3. Place the lamb in a ovenproof roasting pan and brush with olive oil. Season with pepper and then roast in oven for about 70-80 minutes.

4. Let the meat rest covered in aluminium foil for 15 minutes before carving. Serve with Swedish potato gratin, (potatisgratäng).

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