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Roast Leg Of Lamb

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This roast leg of lamb is a simple herbed lamb recipe made with a handful of ingredients. Easy yet elegant, this leg of lamb is prepared with a rosemary, garlic, mustard rub. Roasted to doneness, it is quickly prepared and can be served with mint jelly or condiment of choice.
  Mustard 3 Tablespoon (Coarse Grained)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Dried rosemary leaves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Leg lamb 1 , well trimmed, boned, rolled and tied

Preheat oven to 400°F Combine mustard, garlic, rosemary and pepper.
Rub mustard mixture over surface of lamb.
Place roast on meat rack in shallow, foil-lined roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer in thickest part of roast.
Roast 15 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 325°F; roast 20 minutes per pound until roast registers 150°F for medium.
Transfer roast to cutting board; tent with foil.
Let stand 10 minutes before carving.
Temperature will continue to rise 5° to 10°F during stand time.
Cut strings; discard.
Carve roast into thin slices; serve with mint jelly, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 941 Calories from Fat 533

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.4%

Saturated Fat 21 g104.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 227.8 mg75.9%

Sodium 202.6 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.7%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 76 g151.3%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 16%

Calcium 38.7% Iron 74.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Leg Of Lamb Recipe