Roast Lamb with Bread Crust and Pesto


I’ve made this dish for the birthday of my elder daughter in March. We’ve hosted the close family (15 people) and my goal was to create a special meat dish. So, my husband was sent to our butcher and was asked to bring home lamb meat.

The recipe was influenced by this idea of Tuscan-style Lamb Bread. The following yields approximately 8 portions…

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Ingredients:

1 read lamb leg, approximately 2.5-3 kilograms of weight

Pesto:
1/2 bunch of parsley
1/3 bunch of cilantro
1/3 bunch of mint
2 sprigs of rosemary
5 garlic cloves
3 rosemary sprigs
Salt
Chili (the amount depends on one’s taste)
Juice of 1/3 lemon
1/2 glass olive oil
1/3 glass of pine nuts

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