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Do the roast veggies go in at the same time? HELP!

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Wotsup Sun 28-Dec-14 09:09:40

I want to cook a large leg of lamb today for the first time and to put the veggies underneath. If the lamb weighs 2.5kg will the veggies burn? What do you suggest?

sashh Sun 28-Dec-14 11:05:38

I'd put a couple of carrots underneath to keep the lamb out of the fat but not be bothered if they were inedible (can be mashed in to the gravy) I roast potatoes for 45mins so would add them 45 mins before the meat finishes and carrots/parsnips either at the same time or 10 mins after.

Mostly I roast veg in a separate tin, if I' doing parsnips I add a tablespoon of honey to the oil - sounds strange but does work.

Wotsup Sun 28-Dec-14 13:16:06

Thank you sash. I'll try to follow your tips.

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