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French Style Herbed Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb Recipe

Slow cooked in a dutch oven for a tender and succulent herbed French style boneless leg of lamb.

Course Main dish
Cuisine French
Keyword dutch oven cooking, holiday recipe, leg of lamb, slow cook
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6
Calories 224 kcal


  • 2 lb leg of lamb
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 6 sprigs thyme fresh
  • 4 sprigs curly parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves sliced
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 clove

For the cannelini beans


  1. To make the cannellini beans: In a saucepan saute onion, ,bacon and garlic until translucent. Add the beans, vegetable stock, and tomato paste. Stir well and bring to a boil. Add the bay leaf and the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Cover and cook on low for about 1 hour.
  3. To make the lamb: Make multiple slits in the lamb and insert pieces of garlic inside the slits. sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. With butcher twine, tie the sprigs of thyme and parsley together; this will be your bouquet garni.
  5. Heat oil in a Dutch oven and quickly brown the lamb on all sides. Turn down the heat.
  6. Add the beef stock, and the rest of the ingredients.
  7. Turn down the heat to medium and cook for about one hour, basting regularly.
  8. Serve with the beans and a side salad.
Nutrition Facts
French Style Herbed Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 1377mg60%
Potassium 494mg14%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 3.9mg5%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.