Leg of Lamb with JO’s Italian Stuffing

One of Jamie Oliver’s from his Italian Adventure.


serves: 8
preparation time: 15 mins
cooking time: 2½ hrs


  • 1 Leg of Lamb, tunnel boned
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 handfulls mixed fresh herbs (eg mint, parsley, oregano, thyme), chopped
  • 6 slices pancetta, chopped
  • 6 anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 3½ oz fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 handfull pinenuts
  • 1 handfull green olives, chopped
  • salt & pepper


Mix together all the ingredients (except the leg of lamb, of course). Stuff this mixture into the tunnel vacated by the lamb’s leg bone. Cook it how you like for as long as necessary and at the required temperature!!?

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