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Classic Leg of Lamb

Updated: Jan 15, 2020

Leg of Lamb


  • 1 leg of lamb, bone-in or boneless

  • 2 cloves of garlic, cut into slivers

  • Juice of one lemon (1/2 cup)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 teaspoon of dry rosemary, crumbled


  1. Place lamb in roasting pan. With sharp knife, make slits in surface of lamb. Insert garlic in slits.

  2. Gently squeeze lemon juice over lamb, rubbing into slits and surface.

  3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and rosemary. Rub seasonings evenly into the surface. Roast in 325 degree oven for 30 minutes per pound.

  4. Remove from oven, cover and let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

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