Lamb with Mint Sauce

Lamb With Mint Sauce Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Thea Pappalardo


This is the recipe for a meat course that was the fifth course of a meal actually served on the Titanic. This recipe is in a book my son has about the ship. I believe the instructions have been altered for today's appliances.


★★★★★ 2 votes



Add to Grocery List

leg of lamb (3 1/2 to 4 lb)
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh rosemary
1 tsp
dijon mustard
2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
1/4 c
white wine
1/2 tsp


shallots, minced
1/4 c
white wine
1 c
chicken stock
2 tsp
cider vinegar
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1/4 c
chopped fresh mint (or 1 tbsp. dried mint flakes
fresh mint sprigs

How to Make Lamb with Mint Sauce


  • 1Trim lamb of gristle and excess fat. Stir together garlic, 2 tbsp of the oil, rosemary, mustard and pepper; rub over surface of meat; marinate at room temperature for 1 hour or in refrigerator for up to 48 hours. In large heavy skillet, heat remaining oil over high heat; add leg and sear, turning often, for about 5 minutes or until well browned on every side.
  • 2Place leg in roasting pan. Pour wine and salt into skillet and bring to a boil, stirring to scrape up any brown bits; pour over meat. Cook lamb in 450F oven for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350F and continue to roast for 25 minutes for a rare roast or for 35 minutes for medium rare. Remove roast from pan and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • 3MINT SAUCE: Meanwhile, place roasting pan over medium heat. Stir in shallots and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in wine; bring to boil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until reduced to a glaze. Stir in stock, vinegar, and sugar. Continue to boil rapidly for 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened; pour through a fine-meshed sieve. Stir in mint. Serve sauce alongside roast. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lamb with Mint Sauce

Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew

In my part of the country, one day it's cold the next it's warm. I'm not sure Mother Nature can figure out what season it is. Even if the weather...

16 Homemade Biscuits And Gravy Recipes

16 Homemade Biscuits and Gravy Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love flaky, delicious and slobber-worthy biscuits and gravy recipes? We certainly drool over them. Make these homemade biscuit and gravy recipes right in your own kitchen and enjoy...

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Quick, easy and delicious, these stuffed pepper recipes are family tested and approved!