How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Cut slits all over the lamb with the tip of a sharp knife and insert the garlic slivers into the slits
  • Brush the lamb all over with 2 tbs of the olive oil
  • Combine the 2 tbs thyme, the dried rosemary, 2 tbs (or less) pepper and coriander in a small bowl and mix well. Pat the herb mixture all over the lamb for form a crust. Place the lamb in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Place the potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining 3 tbs olive oil, the fresh rosemary, the remaining 2 tsp thyme and 1 tsp salt and pepper. Toss to mix well and arrange around the lamb in the pan.
  • Place the pan on the center rack in the oven and roast for 45 minutes. Then reduce heat to 375 F and cook an additional 30 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven when internal temperature has reached at least 120 F for rare. Cover with tin foil and let sit 15 minutes before carving. For rare lamb, allow 12 minutes per pound. For well done lamb, allow 18 minutes per pound.

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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    I love lamb, and this looks delicious!! ^5!!
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