An Easter tradition was to have my mom's lamb.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
additional:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
2 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 4-pound leg of lamb
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine peeled garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Process until finely minced while pouring in the melted butter. Coat top and sides of lamb with the mixture. Allow to sit for 1 hour at room temperature.

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  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  • Toss potatoes and unpeeled garlic together with olive oil. Place lamb in the center of a roasting pan; surround with potatoes and garlic.

  • Roast in the preheated oven for 75 to 90 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 130 degrees F (54 degrees C). Let lamb rest for 20 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; protein 19.1g 38% DV; carbohydrates 13.8g 5% DV; fat 13.9g 21% DV; cholesterol 66mg 22% DV; sodium 530.1mg 21% DV. Full Nutrition
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