Roasted Lemon

Recipe: Roasted Lemon/Rosemary Leg Of Lamb

Ingredients :

  • 8 lb Leg of lamb (approx)
  • 2 Garlic cloves, slivered
  • 3 T Lemon juice (or less)
  • 1 t Rosemary, crumbled
  • 1 1/2 t Salt
  • 1/4 t Pepper
  • 1/4 c Butter (or margarine)

Instructions :

  1. Remove the lamb from the refrigerator 1 hour before roasting. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Trim all but a thin layer of far from the lamb, and make small slits over the surface of the meat. Insert the slivered garlic into these slits.
  3. Brush the lamb with lemon juice, and rub rosemary, salt and pepper into the meat. Place the lamb, fat side up, on a roasting rack in a large, shallow roasting pan. Roast at 350 degrees F.
  4. for 1 1/2 hours, or until a properly-placed meat thermometer reads 140 degrees F. for rare, 150 for medium, or 160 for well- done. Carve and serve.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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