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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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Occasion: 
Christmas

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