Classic Roasted Leg of Lamb

Classic Roasted Leg of Lamb

   8 SERVINGS

Ingredients

1 boneless Shepherd’s Pride or Cedar Springs leg of lamb, approximately 6 lbs
4 garlic cloves, smashed
2 lemons, zested
1/2 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
1 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp dried oregano
1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
1 bunch parsley, chopped
1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup kosher salt

Directions

  1. In small bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Rub mixture on leg of lamb. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate overnight.
  3. Bring lamb to room temperature and sprinkle with salt.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  5. Roast for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into center of leg reads 125°F to 130°F.
  6. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 20 minutes.

Recipe and Image provided by the American Lamb Board.

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