Roast Leg Of Lamb Recipe

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Roast Leg Of Lamb

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Ingredients

5 lb
leg of lamb
2 slice
garlic clove
1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tsp
salt, coarse or kosher
1 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
rosemary
1/2 tsp
thyme

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim lamb of fat.
2
Cut slits about 1/2 inch deep all over lamb and insert slivers of garlic.
3
Rub all over with olive oil.
4
Combine salt, pepper, and herbs and rub herb mixture all over lamb.
5
Allow to sit at room temperature 20 minutes.
6
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
7
Roast lamb for 15 minutes at 450 degrees, then turn oven down to 350.
8
Continue to roast until desired degree of doneness is reached, about an hour for medium rare.
9
Baste with pan juices once or twice.
10
Remove from pan and allow to rest at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before carving.
11
Potatoes, carrots and onions may be roasted in pan with lamb.
12
Baste occasionally.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Roasts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy