- 800g trim boneless lamb roast
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
- 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 6-8 desiree potatoes, quartered
- 500g pumpkin, peeled and deseeded, cut into large pieces
- 6-8 small baby brown onions, peeled
- 500g baby carrots, tops trimmed
- olive or canola oil spray
- 1 x packet MAGGI Brown Onion
- Gravy Mix
- 1 tbs mint jelly
Pumpkin damper (omit for Low Fuel):
- 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 2 tbs chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, thyme and rosemary)
- 1 egg
- 1 cup cooked mashed (approx 400g uncooked) pumpkin
- 30g butter or margarine, melted
- 1/4 cup skim milk
- Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).
- Place lamb on a rack in a baking dish.
- Make small incisions in top of lamb and fill with garlic and rosemary.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Bake for 40 minutes for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking.
- When lamb has been cooking for 15 minutes, place vegetables in a large baking tray, lightly spray with oil and add to the oven.
- Bake vegetables for 40 minutes or until golden and tender, turning a few times during cooking.
- When lamb is cooked, transfer to a plate and cover loosely with foil.
- Allow to rest for 15 minutes before carving.
- Meanwhile, combine gravy mix, mint jelly and 1 cup hot water in a small saucepan and cook, stirring, over medium heat until gravy boils and thickens.
- Serve lamb with potatoes, pumpkin, onions, carrots and gravy.
- To make damper (omit for Low Fuel), sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.
- Stir in salt, parmesan and herbs.
- Whisk together egg, pumpkin, butter or margarine, and milk and add to dry ingredients.
- Mix to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
- Place on a baking tray lined with non-stick paper, then score into 6-8 portions using a flat-bladed knife.
- Bake at 200°C (400°F) for 25 minutes or until cooked.
Athletes with high fuel needs (e.g. endurance athletes, athletes who are growing, athletes aiming to increase muscle mass) require extra carbohydrate-based ingredients and a larger serve size
Athletes with low fuel needs (e.g. skill-based athletes, athletes trying to reduce body fat) need to opt for a smaller serve size