Holiday Stuffed Crown Roast with Cranberry Relish

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 6 hr.
Total: 6 hr. 25 min.
A dramatic dish, that's easy to make. It's the butcher that does most of the work.

Ingredients

  • Lamb1 lamb crown roast, tied and formed into a circle
  • 4 cups dry bread cubes
  • 4 cups fresh cranberries, divided
  • 1-1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbs onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1-1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • Cranberry Relish1/2 cup honey
  • 1 Tbs lemon rind, grated
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 16 parsley sprigs

Directions

  • LambPlace roast on rack in shallow roasting pan.
  • In large bowl, combine bread cubes, 1 cup cranberries, celery, onion, sage, salt, pepper, broth, and butter. Mix well.
  • Fill center of roast with stuffing. Roast at 375ºF for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium, or 170ºF for well.
  • Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Internal temperature will rise approximately 10 degrees. Garnish with mandarin oranges and parsley.
  • Slice between ribs and serve with stuffing and cranberry relish.
  • Cranberry RelishIn food processor, process 3 cups cranberries. Combine cranberries, honey, lemon rind and nutmeg to make relish; mix well.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 654
  Calories from Fat 206 (31%)
(35%)Total Fat 23g
(52%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(42%)Cholesterol 127mg
(36%)Sodium 859mg
(24%)Potassium 851mg
Total Carbohydrate 69g
(24%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 27g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(86%)Protein 43g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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