Herb and Garlic Roast Leg of Lamb

Here's another perfect company dinner. Kosher salt is free of additives and is coarser grained than regular table salt. Table salt can be substituted.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crumbled
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons kosher salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
5- to 6-pound boneless leg of lamb

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir all ingredients except lamb until well mixed.
  • 3 Place lamb in shallow roasting pan (keep netting or string on lamb). Spread herb mixture over entire surface of lamb. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of lamb and does not rest in fat.
  • 4 Roast uncovered 2 hours 5 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes for medium-rare or until thermometer reads 140°F. (For medium doneness, bake until thermometer reads 155°F.)
  • 5 Remove from oven; cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes or until thermometer reads 145°F (or 160°F for medium doneness). Remove netting or string before serving. Serve with pan juices if desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir all ingredients except lamb until well mixed.
  • 3 Place lamb in shallow roasting pan (keep netting or string on lamb). Spread herb mixture over entire surface of lamb. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of lamb and does not rest in fat.
  • 4 Roast uncovered 2 hours 5 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes for medium-rare or until thermometer reads 140°F. (For medium doneness, bake until thermometer reads 155°F.)
  • 5 Remove from oven; cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes or until thermometer reads 145°F (or 160°F for medium doneness). Remove netting or string before serving. Serve with pan juices if desired.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
155mg
155%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
48g
48%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 7 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.