Roast Leg of Lamb

Roast Leg of Lamb

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Leg of Lamb is one of the most tender, flavorful and easy to prepare items of “gourmet” food you can easily enjoy! Don’t be intimidated by lamb, embrace its earthy, rich flavor and try this classic Leg of Lamb recipe…

Leg of Lamb is one of the most tender, flavorful and easy to prepare items of “gourmet” food you can easily enjoy! Don’t be intimidated by lamb, embrace its earthy, rich flavor and try this classic Leg of Lamb recipe at home. We think you’ll love it. Make sure you buy high quality domestic lamb, like what we sell at Lake Geneva Country Meats to make this recipe the best it can possibly be!

Ingredients

Prep Time

10 min

Total Time

1.5 hrs

Yield

Will feed approximately 8 people
  • 4 lbs Boneless Leg of Lamb
  • 6 clove Garlic ( minced)
  • .25 cup Lemon Juice ( fresh)
  • 3 Tbsp Rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Pepper

Directions

  • 1

    Combine all the ingredients except lamb in a small bowl and then rub this spice mixture evenly all over the lamb.

  • 2

    Place the lamb on a rack in a roasting pan and place in an oven preheated to 400°F and roast for 30 min.

  • 3

    Turn the heat down to 350°F and roast for about 1 hour until the meat reaches 135°F. Important! Check the temperature of the lamb after 45 minutes of cooking to make sure the lamb does not get overcooked.

  • 4

    Remove lamb from oven, let rest for 10 minutes and serve by cutting slices to desired size. Enjoy!


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Recommended Pairings

Syrah

Syrah

Syrah (or Shiraz) can be full of ripe red fruits when made in warm climates like Australia, or packed with dark fruit and leather notes when produced in cooler climates. Both styles are delicious and great with food!


Top Regions:

  • Rhone, France
  • South Australia
  • Columbia Valley, Washington

Pairs great with:

  • Syrah is the perfect pairing for stews, lamb, and smoked meats
 

Grenache

Grenache

Grenache (or Garnacha) is grown around the Mediterranean and makes light bodied red wines that have plenty of red fruit along with spice notes. These are easy drinking, affordable wines.


Top Regions:

  • Spain
  • Rhone, France

Pairs great with:

  • Great with roasted chicken and rich fish dishes
 

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