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Traditional Leg Of Lamb

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  Leg lamb 1
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, melted
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash leg of lamb.
Slit with a sharp knife in various places on both sides of lamb.
Slice garlic thinly and insert the slices in slits made in lamb.
Season with salt and pepper and brush with melted butter.
Squeeze lemon juice over lamb and place in roasting pan, fat side up.
Roast at 450 degrees for about 1/2 hour.
Lower heat to moderate (350 degrees) and add hot water.
Roast for about 3 hours, adding more water if needed.
Remove most of the fat from liquid remaining in pan and serve the lamb with its natural juices.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1148 Calories from Fat 842

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g145.6%

Saturated Fat 50.6 g252.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 356.8 mg118.9%

Sodium 623.8 mg26%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 65 g129.7%

Vitamin A 30.2% Vitamin C 42.3%

Calcium 8.7% Iron 33.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Traditional Leg Of Lamb Recipe