Quzi (Stuffed Spring lamb)
1 spring lamb
1 tsp allspice and pepper
2 tsp salt
Rice stuffing recipe (below)
Wash and dry lamb. Rub inside out with mixture of salt, allspice and
Stuff lamb and secure openings by skewers and place in baking tray.
Brush with butter.
Normally the lamb is grilled on fire, but you can always bake in oven.
Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes on both sides. Reduce heat to 325
degrees for 4 to 5 hours.
Baste often with melted butter and its own juices. When brown on one
side turn to the other, and if needed cover with foil to prevent fro
Place lamb on a large tray and decorate with vegetables. Serve with
yogurt and salad.
Rice stuffing for lamb
1 ½ lamb meat, finely chopped
2 cups rice
1 cup pine nuts/blanched almonds
2 tsp salt
3 ½ cups water or broth
Brown meat lightly in butter. Add rice, salt and spices. Stir for
Add 3 ½ cups of hot water. Bring to boil. Cover and simmer
over low heat for 25 minutes.
Add the sautéed pine nuts/almonds. Mix all.
Stuff the lamb, or cook for 5 more minutes or until tender and serve