Roast Leg Of Lamb

Roast Leg Of Lamb Recipe

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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

How to Make Roast Leg Of Lamb

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.

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About Roast Leg Of Lamb

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




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