Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

If you prefer a milder flavour, using passata instead of pasta sauce. The wine makes the meat very tender.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas5. Put lamb joint in centre of a alrge roasting dish. Surround with onions, celery, carrots and potatoes. Peel garlic and cut in half. Rub cut surfaces of garlic all over lamb.
  2. Stretch bacon rashers over lamb, securing with cocktail sticks. Using a skewer, make holes evenly over lamb and insert a rosemary sprig in each hole.
  3. Mix together pasta sauce and wine in a jub. Season and pour over vegetables around meat. Sprinkle herbs over vegetables.
  4. Cover with foil. Roast for 2 hours. Remove foil. Roast for 20 minutes until the gravy thickens. Remove cocktail sticks. Serve.