Herb and Garlic Roast Leg of Lamb

Herb and Garlic Roast Leg of Lamb

Enjoy this herb flavored roasted leg of lamb served with pan juices that’s perfect for a dinner.

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10 to 12


cup finely chopped fresh parsley
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
tablespoon chopped fresh or1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crumbled
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
teaspoons kosher salt
teaspoon pepper
cloves garlic, finely chopped
5- to 6-pound boneless leg of lamb
  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. In small bowl, stir all ingredients except lamb until well mixed.
  3. Place lamb in shallow roasting pan (keep netting or string on lamb). Spread herb mixture over entire surface of lamb. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of lamb and does not rest in fat.
  4. Roast uncovered 2 hours 5 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes for medium-rare or until thermometer reads 140°F. (For medium doneness, bake until thermometer reads 155°F.)
  5. Remove from oven; cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes or until thermometer reads 145°F (or 160°F for medium doneness). Remove netting or string before serving. Serve with pan juices if desired.
Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Kosher salt is free of additives and is coarser grained than regular table salt. Table salt can be substituted.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 155mg;
  • Sodium 590mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 48g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 7 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.