Easter Roast Leg of Lamb

Summary

Yield
Servings
Source[ChiFF.com](http://www.chiff.com/recipe/pages/10094.htm)
Prep time
1 hour, 30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

A more-traditional way of roasting a leg of lamb.

Ingredients

1  
lamb leg
2 cloves
garlic
1⁄4 cup
olive oil
1 tablespoon
thyme (chopped, fresh)
1 tablespoon
rosemary (chopped, fresh)
1 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
black pepper

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (218˚C) 2. Make 8—10 small cuts in the lamb and insert garlic slices 3. Rub olive oil over the leg 4. In a small bowl, mix together the thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper 5. Transfer herb mixture to a large plate 6. Roll leg of lamb into the herb mixture until well coated 7. Place leg of lamb in roasting pan and roast for 20 minutes 8. Reduce heat to 350˚F (176˚C) and roast for another hour or until a meat thermometer reads 130˚F (54˚C — medium-rare) 9. Allow to cool slightly before carving. Serve with potatoes. *[˚F]: degrees Fahrenheit *[˚C]: degrees Celsius