Thai Roast Lamb With Root Vegetable Recipe

Another great healthy dinner option!
We personally don’t like to use caster sugar but we can easily replace that with some honey. Yum!

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Thai roast lamb


Serves 4-6

Prep: 10 minutes, plus marinating time
Medium: 25 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 25 minutes
Well done: 30 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 30 minutes


  • 1.3kg half leg lamb joint, whole leg or shoulder
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper

For the Thai marinade

  • 2-3 tbsp prepared red Thai curry paste
  • 2 tbsp mild olive oil
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • Large handful freshly chopped basil leaves

For the roasted root vegetables

  • 450g baby carrots, topped, cleaned and unpeeled
  • 4 medium parsnips, peeled and quartered
  • 160g pack baby turnips, optional
  • 3 medium red onions, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 whole garlic bulbs, unpeeled and cut in half horizontally
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 large bunch fresh thyme leaves, to garnish



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  1. Preheat the oven to 180-190°C/gas mark 4-5. Place the lamb on a chopping board and with a sharp knife make…

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