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Roasted Leg Of Lamb

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Ingredients
  Baby leg lamb 3 Pound (Trimmed Of All Visible)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), slivered
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Place the lamb in a 13" X 9" baking dish.
With a sharp knife, cut 4 evenly spaced thin slits in the lamb and insert the garlic into tae slits.
Brush with the oil and sprinkle with the thyme and pepper.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.
Preheat the oven to 450°F.
Sprinkle the lamb with the salt and set in a roasting pan.
Roast for 40 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the roast registers 130°F for medium-rare.
If you prefer your lamb done medium-well, continue to roast for about 10 minutes until the temperature registers 140°F .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes

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