The first shoots of mint, spring onions and young sprigs of thyme were used for this spring dish. The first broad beans should be just ready in the garden to accompany it. It is best served with creamed potatoes or boiled new potatoes and freshly made mint sauce.
Mix the breadcrumbs, suet, mint, onions and thyme together. Season lightly and mix in the egg and
Put the lamb on a rack in a baking tin with half the dripping on top of the meat and half under the rack. Roast at
When the lamb is dished up, pour off most of the fat and make gravy in the pan in the normal way.
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