Herb-Roasted Leg of Lamb

Herb-Roasted Leg of Lamb
Makes 12
Prep 45 m
Roast 90 - 105 m
Stand 15 m



  1. 1 of 3 Let lamb sit at room temperature for 45 minutes before placing in oven. Heat oven to 400 degrees .
  2. 2 of 3 Combine 3 tbsp of the oil, the garlic, mint, rosemary, lemon zest, 1 tsp of the salt and 1/2 tsp of the pepper in a bowl. Place lamb on a cutting board, butterflied side up. Rub mixture on entire inside surface of the lamb. Roll lamb tightly and tie several times crosswise and once lengthwise with butcher string to secure.
  3. 3 of 3 Place lamb on a rimmed baking sheet fitted with a wire rack. Rub lamb with remaining 1 tbsp oil and season with remaining 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Roast at 400 degrees for 1 hour, 30 minutes to 1 hour, 45 minutes or until temperature reaches 145 degrees on an instant-read thermometer. Let rest 15 minutes, then slice crosswise. Serve with Mint Pesto, if desired.
Nutrition Information for Herb-Roasted Leg of Lamb
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 4 g sat. fat, 0 g fiber, 1 g carb., 460 mg sodium, 35 g pro., 270 kcal cal., 110 mg chol., 13 g Fat, total