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Herb-Roasted Leg Of Lamb
Prep Time:
15 minutes (plus 12 to 24 hours curing time)
Cook Time:
3 to 3 1/2 hours minutes
Makes:
12 - 16 servings
Ingredients

1 6 to 7 pound leg of lamb, trimmed to 1/8 inch of fat

1/4 cup olive oil

8 to 10 cloves crushed garlic

1 tablespoon lemon zest (1 lemon)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves

2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves

2 teaspoons kosher salt

2 teaspoons coarse-ground black pepper

Directions


Combine rub ingredients in a small bowl; blend well.
Place lamb on a clean surface, fat-side up. Spread rub over lamb. Wrap
tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight to "cure."
Heat oven to 325 degrees. Remove plastic wrap from lamb.
Place lamb on a rack in a shallow pan, fat-side up. Roast 25 to 35 min
utes per pound. Remove when a meat thermometer inserted in center (not
touching bone) reads 135 to 145 degrees for Medium-Rare doneness. Let
stand 15 minutes; carve and serve

Nutritional Information


No Nutritional Information Available


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