Lamb Roast Stuffed with Dried Fruit

Talk about perfect

This is a great stuffing for lamb. I used a mixture of golden raisins, figs and currants. It can be topped with a light pan gravy as well.

Fruit Stuffed Lamb

  • 2 1/2-3 lb boneless lamb roast butterflied
  • 2 cups mixed dried fruit diced fine
  • 1 1/2 oz brandy
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary

Pound out lamb and season with salt and pepper. Mix all other ingredients in a bowl and let stand 30 minutes stirring occasionally. Spread mixture over lamb and roll into a log. Tie with bakers twine and place on a rack in a roasting pan with 2 cups red wine. Roast at 425 degrees for 15 minutes then turn heat to 345 degrees and cook until done. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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One Response to Lamb Roast Stuffed with Dried Fruit

  1. This looks very nice. And as luck would have it, we’ve got lamb!

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