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Roasted Leg Of Lamb


A traditional holiday roasted leg of lamb recipe.

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  • 8.5lb leg of lamb
  • lots of garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary
  • 5 tsps oregano
  • 4 tsps thyme
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup red wine
  • pepper


Servings 10
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 215mins
Cost Expensive


Step 1

Set oven to 350*. Place lamb inside a roasting pan, lined with baking paper or olive oil sprayed.

Step 2

Slice slits throughout your meat on both sides and stuff with garlic. Now mix rosemary, oregano, thyme, wine and olive oil in a small bowl. Pepper the meat then rub your spice mix all over meat.

Step 3

Cover roast and place in fridge for 6 hours.

Step 4

Set oven to 350*. Remove and place roast uncovered in oven, roast for 3 hours.

Step 5

When you have roasted leg of lamb for 3 hours, remove from oven and slice up gently in rows, roast another 35 minutes.

Add any vegetables you want to the last hour of roasting.

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