Leg Of Lamb With Black Walnuts Recipe


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 Lamb leg2 , trimmed of fat and rubbed with salt and pepper
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon, freshly grated
 Black walnuts4 , pickled
 White onions6 Small, peeled
 Carrots6 Medium, peeled and sliced lengthwise
 Sweet potatoes/Yams6 (Use Whole Ones)
 Mandarin oranges3 , unpeeled (Use Whole Ones)
 Orange liqueur1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Arrowroot1 Teaspoon (Approximately)


Presoak your largest unglazed clay pot, top and bottom, in water for 15 minutes.
Place the prepared lamb in the pot, sprinkle with the nutmeg, then insert a meat thermometer in the lamb, away from the bone.
Add all the remaining ingredients, except the arrowroot.
Place the covered pot in a cold oven.
Set the temperature at 480 degrees.
Cook for 2 hours, and then check the meat thermometer.
Remove from the oven when the thermometer is almost up to temperature.
When the meat is done, pour off the liquid into a saucepan, bring to a boil and thicken with the arrowroot.