Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This slow cooked lamb recipe is a favorite celabratory dish in Greece. For added mediterranean flair, top the finished kleftiko willed broiled halloumi cheese - delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut a piece of aluminium foil to twice the length of a 2 liter baking dish. Lay the foil inside the dish and lay a piece of baking parchment over the foil.
  3. Place the potatoes in the dish with the lamb, onions, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, half the parsley and all of the broth. Mix well.
  4. Layer the tomatoes over the top, season with freshly ground black pepper then fold over the foil and baking parchment and secure by crimping the edges.
  5. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the lamb is tender and the vegetables are cooked.
  6. Cut off and remove the top of the foil and baking parchment and sprinkle over the parsley to serve.