Catholic Recipe: Arnaki Gemisto (Stuffed Easter Lamb)
From Greece we have a wonderful recipe for the Easter lamb.
Wash and dry lamb. Season inside and out with salt, pepper, 1/4 cup butter, lemon juice.
Stuffing Melt remaining butter in skillet. Add offal and ground meat; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion, rice, cinnamon and mint; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon stick.
Stuff lamb; secure with skewers. Place in large roasting pan. Add 3 cups boiling water. Roast 2 1/2 hours at 350°, basting occasionally.Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965