Ingredients

How to make it

  • Let leg of lamb sit on counter for half an hour to warm up from refrigerator. Remove any "fell" off of lamb but do not remove all of the fat.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Place Lamb on rack in roasting pan.
  • Cut up garlic into large slivers.
  • With knife, make slits into lamb and place garlic into slits.
  • Generously salt and pepper lamb
  • Sprinkle Herbs de Provence all over lamb.
  • Throw the pan into the oven.
  • Once an hour, baste with any pan drippings.
  • Roast 25-30 minutes per pound - a six pound leg of lamb will take 3 hours. A slow oven (325 degrees) will ensure the fat melts which will continuously baste the leg of lamb.
  • Lamb will continue to cook once out of the stove.
  • Do let the lamb "rest" as with all meat at least 20 minutes.
  • Best served medium rare -
  • You may add cut up potatoes that have been drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with rosemary, salt and pepper into the rack one hour before lamb is done.
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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    Sounds yummy!!
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  • declissa 5 years ago
    Oven on 325 is just fine if your Lamb is on the rack but it all depends on the oven as well, I do agree with "pieplate" to increase temperature near the end for the bit of extra browning...great recipe...
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  • knoxcop 6 years ago
    Thanks Diva! I will grab a leg next time I see it in the mark-down bin, bring it home and cook it up! Hey, straight to the saves....--Kn0x--
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    " It was excellent "
    pieplate ate it and said...
    I made this last week. Excellent--tender and pink. I did increase the temperature to 400, convection bake, for the last 15 minutes, to get a little more browning.
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    " It was excellent "
    pieplate ate it and said...
    Flavors sound just right. Are you sure about that 325? I've roasted them even slower for even more juiciness.
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  • porschenbeans 6 years ago
    Try it on the grill too: Outstanding!
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  • porschenbeans 6 years ago
    Been doing mine this way for years. A bit of prep but worth every moment.
    Simply put: You. Will. Love. It. (Make extra, it's great cold, too. LEFT OVERS! YeeHaw!)
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  • trackwidow 6 years ago
    This looks so good! The picture is making me drool!
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