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Arni sto Fourno: A traditional Greek Roasted Lamb Recipe

Arni sto fourno is a delicious Greek roasted lamb dish. Arni sto fourno, which means roasted lamp, is surely delightful and this makes it exceptional for any special occasion or not. No need to mention that this Greek roasted lamb recipe is ideal for your Easter table. Traditionally, Greeks cook a lamb on the spit for Easter; however, lamb on the spit takes time to prepare in relation to arni sto fourno.

To prepare this mouthwatering dish you will need a lamb breast or leg, potatoes, garlic cloves, rosemary, lemon juice, Greek olive, salt, and pepper. One of the basic ingredients of the arni sto fourno recipe is, of course, garlic! In case you are not fond of the intense flavor of garlic, I suggest removing any green parts of the garlic cloves before you cut them. Furthermore, try replacing rosemary with oregano! Finally, you can be adventurous and add finely chopped fresh tomatoes or even a glass of white wine!

This arni sto fourno recipe serves 6 to 8 persons and will take you around 30 minutes to prepare and one hour and a half to cook.

Arni sto fourno

Arni sto fourno – Ingredients

  • 2 kg of lamb breast or leg
  • 1 kg of potatoes
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of rosemary
  • The juice of a lemon
  • Greek olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Arni sto fourno – Instructions

  1. Start making this arni sto fourno recipe by washing well the lamb meat. Once you wash it, allow draining well. Then, season it with salt and pepper and place it in a baking pot.
  2. Wash the potatoes, peel them and cut them into any shape you want. Add salt and pepper to them and place them in the baking pot around the lamb.sprinkle
  3. Sprinkle with the rosemary and the garlic and add the lemon juice, olive oil and one glass of water.
  4. Cover the baking pan with silver foil and braise for around one hour. After one hour, remove silver foil and increase oven temperature.
  5. Taste to see if additional salt is needed. Add hot water if it’s dried.
  6. Roast and keep turning the meat for another 30 minutes until lamb and potatoes get a nice brown color.

I hope you like this arni sto fourno recipe! Stay tuned for more traditional Greek recipes. Happy Easter!

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