Veena Azmanov

How to roast a Leg of Lamb

Lamb recipe

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Roasting a leg of lamb is simple and easy. This recipe uses bone-in lamb with a garlic herb and olive oil marinade. Packed with flavor this is a recipe to impress. Serve it with mashed or roasted potatoes, salad, and bread for a wonderful festive meal. Leftovers are great in sandwiches and wraps.

There are three secrets to making good lamb


Good meat

 buy good quality meat from the right source. That way, you will have meat that's right for what you're cooking.


Good marinade

this does not have to be a long list of ingredients.  In fact, salt, pepper, and lemon juice are usually enough. However, add some fresh herbs and spices to take it to the next level.


Cook it just right

don't undercook or overcook it. And, the best way to get it right, stress-free, is to use a thermometer so there is no calculation and no guessing. When the thermometer reaches the desired internal temperature, your meat is ready.

The Process for roasting this lamb is very simple too 

1. Make the garlic herb marinade - 5 mins 2 Marinate the lamb - 15 mins up to 12 hours. 3. Roast the lamb - 1 to 1 ½ hours 4. Rest the lamb - 15 minsMake gravy - 10 mins

Most of the ingredients used are leg of lamb and the rest are simple pantry staples plus fresh herbs.

Leftovers are great in sandwiches and wraps

Prep Time: 2min

Cook Time: 2min


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