Braised Leg of Mutton

Preparation info

  • 8–12

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • A small leg of mutton
  • 2 onions
  • 1 turnip
  • 2


Thickly slice the onions, turnip and carrots. Melt the dripping in a saucepan and sweat the sliced vegetables in it with the lid on, over a gentle heat for 5–10 min. Almost cover with stock or water, add the bouquet garni and peppercorns. Place the prepared meat on top, put a piece of greased greaseproof paper on top of the pan and cover with a well-fitting lid. Cook gently for 3–3½ hr., bastin