Pot Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Cheese

Servings: 6-8
Total time: 3hours

2 legs of lamb on the bone, approx. 2 kg
3 cloves of garlic
80g sheeps milk hard cheese, like pecorino
olive oil
salt, pepper


1. Using a small sharp knife make holes in the lamb and fill them with slivers of garlic and small pieces of cheese.  Rub thoroughly with salt and pepper.

2. In a large pot heat 3-4 tbsp of olive oil and brown meat from all sides.

3. Lower the heat and let the meat simmer covered for 1.5-2 hours until very tender.

4. Serve with oven-baked potatoes.