Potassium-loaded pomegranate teams with vitamin-C-rich oranges to make a healthy side dish for this lamb roast.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins
2 hrs
25 mins to 30 mins at 400°
10 mins


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  • For compote, peel, seed, and section the oranges over a small bowl to catch juice. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the juice in bowl. Whisk mint, vinegar, and jelly into reserved juice. Stir in orange sections, cucumber, and pomegranate seeds. Cover and chill for up to 2 hours.

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  • Trim fat from meat. Place meat between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Working from the center to the edges, use the flat side of a meat mallet to pound meat to 1/2-inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap. Rub garlic over meat; sprinkle with parsley, salt, and black pepper. Starting from a long side, roll up meat into a spiral. Tie with 100-percent-cotton string at 1-1/2-inch intervals. Lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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  • In a large ovenproof skillet cook meat in hot oil until brown on all sides. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer into center of meat. Roast in a 400° degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees for medium doneness. Remove meat from oven.

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  • Cover meat with foil and let stand for 10 minutes. The temperature of the meat after standing should be 160 degrees F. To serve, cut meat into 1/2-inch slices. Serve meat with compote. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

204 calories; total fat 10g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 56mg; sodium 81mg; potassium 311mg; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 1g; sugar 7g; protein 18g; vitamin a 0RE; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 25mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 32mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 2mg.