Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat the oven to 475 degrees
  • Mix together the thyme, oregano, parsley and rosemary in a bowl, add the olive oil and breadcrumbs, season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Place the lamb in a large roasting tin, spread the herb mixture over it and roast for 15 minutes.
  • Lower the oven temperature to 350 degrees
  • Add 1/4 pint warm water to the roasting tin and roast for a further 15 minutes.
  • Remove the lamb from the roasting tin, cover with foil and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Carve the meat and place on a warm serving dish.
  • For a side dish, halve and seed some tomatoes, fill with breadcrumbs and chopped oregano, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and bake for 15 minutes. Serves 6.

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  • petsitter75 3 years ago
    just came back to group recipes after a loong time away-going to try this fabulous sounding lamb soon! so glad to be back!!
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    a1patti ate it and said...
    Arthur, I "stumbled" onto this lamb recipe. OMG!! My husband love lamb chops. I have never made a lamb roast, but I will now! ^5
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    merlin ate it and said...
    Sounds and looks yummy indeed.
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    cholena ate it and said...
    I love these and the picture makes me salivating for sure ....
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    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    After all that's been said, All I can add is YUMMMM!!! Sounds very tasty. Thanks for sharing this recipe... High 5!! Jim
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    lunasea ate it and said...
    Bravissimo, Arthur - I love roasted lamb and you are making my mouth water just looking at your picture and reading your ingredients. I have the fresh thyme, rosemary and oregano growing on my patio and only need the leg o'lamb and the parsley. High 5 and a big thanks for you! :) Vickie
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    lor ate it and said...
    AWESOME "5" fork lamb recipe!!!
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  • kitchenscientist 5 years ago
    Sounds simple and wonderful. Lamb is high on my list of favorites - always excited to try a new lamb recipe! Thanks for the post.
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    meals4abby ate it and said...
    Wow, sounds delicious and best of all, it's simple! I love lamb and I'm really looking forward to preparing it this way. Thanks again, Arthur.
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    linspj ate it and said...
    OMG...this is a beautiful recipe. Saving this for sure. ^5 ~Linda
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  • meskarune 5 years ago
    I had leg of lamb last week. Its delicious. I added red wine to the pot along with the herbs and the leg came out very tender and delicious. Great recipe.
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    waterlily ate it and said...
    Sounds sublime! Thanks for sharing!
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  • frodo 5 years ago
    i have never had leg of lamb, had goat,dog,aligater,rattle snake,rabbit,squireel,deer,elk,antelope,wild boar
    wild turkey,coon, what does it taste like?
    please don't say chicken!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    dagnabbit ate it and said...
    Candy & I will definitely try this. Thanks 5

    Pete
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  • luisascatering 5 years ago
    simplicity at it's finest :-)
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    lacrenshaw ate it and said...
    Arthur,
    I have never had luck with cooking a leg of lamb. This recipe is not only beautiful but the ingredients in ensemble are wonderful. I shall certainly attempt another lamb leg soon. Thanks! FIVE.
    Lorraine
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    juels ate it and said...
    Wow, looks so delicious and festive! Great combo of herbs in this. High 5!
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    Thanks Chef CFC{wow never ate Lamb need to I guess{Self adventure} love the herbs too.pour some of that wine over it tenderizer.
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