Potted Lamb casserole


  1. Wash lamb, wipe dry, and sprinkle with salt & pepper.
  2. Put 4 table spoons butter in a pot, add the lamb and brown on all sides.
  3. Add lemon juice and allow this to boil. Add 1 cup water, and simmer (add more water as needed) for 45 min. to 1 hr. or until meat is tender and 1 cup liquid remains.
  4. Remove from heat. Cool meat and slice it.
  5. Meanwhile clean potatoes.
  6. Put potatoes into frying pan and brown in butter on all sides, then add to pot containing the sauce from the meat.
  7. Add salt, pepper and 1/2 cup of water. Simmer until all liquid is absorbed and only the butter remains.
  8. Before serving, carefully place meat on potatoes to heat. Serve hot.


  • 3 pounds leg of lamb, boned
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water (more as needed)
  • 3 pounds tiny potatoes
  • butter for frying
  • Salt
  • pepper

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