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Classic Easter Leg Of Lamb

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  Leg lamb 6 Pound
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chablis wine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian sausage 1⁄2 Pound
  Chicken livers 6 , cut up
  Mint leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Have butcher remove bone from leg of lamb.
Wipe with damp cloth.
Remove casing from sausage and crumble meat.
Saute'sausage meat lightly in a little butter, add chicken livers and continue sauteeing until livers are tender.
Blend in mint and sweet basil.
Stuff lamb cavity with this mixture.
Sew or skewer opening.
Rub leg with garlic and insert slivers of garlic into meat, here and there.
Rub leg with salt and pepper and place olive oil, butter and lamb in roasting pan and sear in a hot 450 degree oven, turn on all sides until well browned.
Moisten with wine, reduce temperature to 350 degrees and roast 20 min per pound.
Baste frequently with liquid from pan 1 hour before roast is done.
Arrange leg of lamb on platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7299 Calories from Fat 4789

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 533 g819.4%

Saturated Fat 218.1 g1090.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2123.4 mg707.8%

Sodium 3416 mg142.3%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.59 g2.4%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 543 g1086.6%

Vitamin A 50.8% Vitamin C 9.9%

Calcium 30.2% Iron 287.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Easter Leg Of Lamb Recipe