Slow Cooker Maple Citrus Sweet Potatoes
Slow Cooker Sausage & White Cheddar Breakfast Casserole
Slow Cooker Triple Berry Crisp
Slow Cooker Coconut Rice Pudding with Fresh Mango
Slow Cooker Spicy Steak Fajitas
Slow Cooker Tequila Lime Chicken
Slow Cooker Citrus Beef & Veggie Stir-Fry
Slow Cooker Black Bean Turkey Chili
Slow Cooker Cran-Orange Porkloin
Slow Cooker Healthier Chicken Curry
**Slow Cooker Braised Leg of Lamb

Slow Cooker Braised Leg of Lamb

  • Cooking Time:

    6-8 hours
  • Servings:

    10-12

Ingredients

8 lb. Leg of Lamb, bone-in
1/3 c. fresh mint, chopped
3-4 sprigs of fresh rosemary, chopped
2 tsp. Lemon Pepper
3 cloves of garlic, smashed
1/8 c. olive oil
sea salt to taste
1 cup hearty red wine
3-4 sprigs thyme
1 red onion, chopped



This Slow Cooker Braised Leg of Lamb will have your guests thinking you slaved away in the kitchen all day!  A combination of fresh herbs and hearty red wine lend amazing flavor to this delicious, refined dish.

  1. Make a marinade for the lamb by combining the mint, rosemary, lemon pepper, garlic and olive oil; rub marinade all over the lamb.
  2. Next, season with sea salt to your taste. If possible, cover lamb and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
  3. Remove lamb from marinade; meanwhile heat a heavy-bottomed pan (preferably cast iron) over medium-high heat.  Add a touch of olive oil to hot pan and start to sear lamb.  Sear on all sides.
  4. Add red wine, red onion and thyme sprigs to crock, then place seared lamb into crock.  Cover and crock on LOW 6-8 hours.

NOTE:  Great with roasted potatoes, carrots and mint jelly.  Also, if you do not have wine on hand, try balsamic vinegar or beef broth.

Optional: For presentation, I have placed under the broiler for a few minutes.

Happy Crocking!

For over 450 more Slow Cooker recipes, click here to get my eBook!

XOXO,

Jenn

leg of lamb

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly “Mom Monday” segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

6
Leave a Reply

avatar
3 Comment threads
3 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
4 Comment authors
Crock Pot GirlGail MartensSarah PainterJennifer Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Jennifer
Guest
Jennifer

I wanted to try this recipe but could only find a boneless leg of lamb. Would that work? Is there anything I need to change or be aware of? So excited to start using my crock pot more often!

Sarah Painter
Guest
Sarah Painter

I tried this recipe last week. Following the directions to the letter, I marinated the [butterflied] leg of lamb in the fridge then took it out next morning. Each piece was braised on both sides in a cast iron pan, then removed to the crock pot. My husband and I put it on the lowest setting–cooking it for 5-7 hours. As Jewish observers of Passover and other high holy days, may we say this was the most tender, juiciest lamb we’ve ever had. Thanks so much!

Gail Martens
Guest
Gail Martens

If you substitute balsamic vinegar for the wine would you still use 1 cup?

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

She innovates recipes daily...

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

Crockpot Books

Get Crocked: Fast & Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Read More

Sign up for my Newsletter!

Get the best slow cooker recipes, tips & tricks right to your inbox!
PLUS be the first to know about my giveaways and contests!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
0 Shares
+1
Share
Tweet
Pin