Roast Beast

Have yourself a Whoville feast! 🎄🍗❤️

Christmas dinner doesn't have to be hard to be impressive. Follow along as we show you how to make a centerpiece that will go down in history. Racks of lamb seasoned with mustard makes the perfect main dish, while a pistachio coated cauliflower acts as a built-in side dish. Cheese-stuffed pizza dough means rolls are served with little fuss.



Total time: 100 minutes

Ingredients for 8 people

2 racks of lamb

4 sheets puff pastry

1 cup cheddar

3 1/4 cups stone-ground mustard, divided

1 red onion, chopped

1/2 cup rosemary, chopped

2 TBSP thyme, plus extra for sauce

1 cauliflower

1/2 cup pistachios

1/2 cup butter

5 TBSP honey

6 potatoes, cut into wedges

Olive oil

Salt & pepper


Tools

Skewer

Kitchen twine

Roasting pan


Step 1/3

Make a notch in a wooden skewer and tie a knot with kitchen twine, use this homemade needle to sew together your two racks of lamb, bone side up. Place a whole cauliflower in the center, set aside. In a mixing bowl, mix together 3 cups mustard, red onion, thyme, rosemary. Cover the sides of the lamb with the sauce.

Step 2/3

Place lamb on baking sheet and then cover the cauliflower with butter, top with pistachios. Meanwhile, fill your 4 puff pastry doughs with cheddar cheese, rolling into long logs. Weave the cheese-stuffed dough through the bones. Placed slided potatoes around the roast in the pan and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes at 250 °F.

Step 3/3

Make the mustard sauce. In a small mixing bowl combine honey and 1/4 cup mustard and mix until smooth, adding a little water if needed for a pourable consistency. Add chopped fresh thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Serve with the meat.