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Easy Leg of Lamb

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"Easy leg of lamb! Perfect for Easter dinner! FYI, great boneless leg of lamb can be found at Costco!"
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Ingredients

3 h servings 346 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cut 20 deep slits evenly spaced around the leg of lamb without cutting the netting. Stuff a garlic clove into each slit. Rub garlic powder over the lamb. Slice rosemary sprigs under netting evenly around the lamb. Place lamb into a roasting pan.
  3. Roast in preheated oven until reddish-pink and juicy in the center for medium-rare, about 2-2 1/2 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 130 degrees F (54 degrees C). Cover in aluminum foil; rest meat until thermometer reads 135 degrees F (57 degrees C) before carving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 346 calories; 19.8 g fat; 3.4 g carbohydrates; 36.4 g protein; 126 mg cholesterol; 93 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very juicy leg of lamb! My leg was 4.75 lbs. and it took exactly 2-1/2 hours at 325 to reach 130. Perfect! I did rub the leg with a bit of EVOO and vinegar before adding the garlic (I used fre...

thank you hkwilkins1!! this was a very very easy recipe and produced a succulent and very flavorful leg of lamb. i used a boneless leg of lamb from costco and it was excellent. i pretty much ...

JMO, however, while this treatment produces a nicely moist and flavorful piece of lamb, I felt it fell short of the special extra touch which justifies a five star rating. The only thing I did ...

Very good and easy recipe. Followed directions to a T and my 4-1/2 roast came out perfect.

Couldn't be easier, except getting the rosemary threaded through the netting, but I don't have much patience :) I just laid it on a bed of rosemary sprigs and placed more on top. Came out perf...

Family loved this for Easter. I couldn't find a big roast so used two less than 3lbs each. Reached 130 in just about 2 hours at 325. Keeping garlic cloves whole made it interesting to get the ...

Wow, that WAS easy. Turned out perfectly. Love this recipe.

Great garlic-Rosemary flavor. Served with mint jelly and horseradish sauce--take your pick. Mashed potatoes and asparagus with a N.Y. cheesecake from this site--outstanding.

This recipe was fantastic! So delicious! Can't wait to make it again.