Lindsey's Luscious Lemony Lamb for Your Crock Pot

READY IN: 6hrs 10mins
Recipe by lindseylcw

Meltingly tender lamb on a bed of onions, potatoes and garlic with preserved lemons and greek seasoning. Not a pretty dish but really wonderful to come home to on a wet cold day, the smell is just divine. A crisp green salad, or greek, a big glass of red wine, cozy slippers - nothing else needed!! Please use floury potatoes not waxy and feel free to use more lemon or less depending on your taste but it will mellow and blend I promise!

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

Wow, this was surprisingly good! I don't always love chunks of meat cooked in a crockpot, because sometimes they're too bland for my tastes, but I liked this a lot. I do have to add the disclaimer that the meat without the juices spooned over it was a bit bland to me, but the meat with the juices is lovely and flavorful. Loved the lemony veggies underneath, too! Due to time constraints and not trusting DH with a potentially undercooked crockpot meal :P , I had to alter the cook time a bit. Instead of 2 hours on high and 4 on low, I just left it on low overnight (approx. 8 hours). When I got up and checked it, the meat was falling-apart tender, and the veggies were nice and soft. The veggies probably would've been fine cooked for a bit less time, because they were very soft, but the lamb was perfect. Oh, and I used boneless leg of lamb because DH and I are both somewhat picky about meat with bones. I'll have to whip this one out again when the weather gets cold. Thanks for posting :)! Made for The Queens of Quisine for ZWT6 Zingo

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 leg of lamb
  • 12 kg potato, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose Greek seasoning
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 preserved lemon, rind only chopped


  1. Brown the lamb in the sunflower oil in a fry pan.
  2. Meanwhile place potatoes, onions, garlic and chopped preserved lemon in crockpot.
  3. Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper and fresh lemon juice.
  4. Place browned lamb on top of potatoes and season with greek seasoning.
  5. Cook on high for 2 hours and low for 4 or until lamb is falling off bone, all crockpots seem different. No need to add liquid as the meat juices will be sufficient.

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