Holiday Leg of Lamb17 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 3 hr
- Ready In: 3 hr 30 min
“This leg of lamb is succulent and aromatic, a favorite of my family at Christmas time.” - by ELLIEA
Original recipe yields 10 servings
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
- In a small bowl, mix together salt, pepper, seasoned salt, marjoram, mustard and cardamom. Rub spice mixture over lamb. Cut 16 deep slits into roast. Insert thyme and a sliver of orange peel into each slit. Place lamb fat side up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer in center of thickest portion of meat.
- Roast lamb in preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Meat is medium done when a meat thermometer registers 175 degrees F. and is well done at 180 degrees F.
- Remove meat thermometer. Place roast on a warm serving platter. Put a paper frill around end of leg bone and garnish platter with fresh mint.
Amount Per Serving (10 total)
- 524 cal
- 38.8 g
- 0.4 g
- < 1%
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (17)Rate This Recipe
"Great recipe for Easter Dinner, we really enjoyed it. Only comment I would make is 175 is somewhat overdone. However it was still moist and delicious. Next time I will go for Medium Rare...." See more"
"Only ate lamb once before,didn't like it .My husband said he did so I agreed to try again found this recipe tried it. Loved it and so did my husband. Thanks can now add more varity to meals...." See more"
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