Roasted Leg of Lamb

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Mark your holiday celebration with this succulent lamb roast. Perfect for spring!

Tags: Easy, One Hour +, Entrées, Lamb, Baking, Easter, Spring
Serves: 8
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 10  minutes
Cooking time: 75  minutes
Total: 85 *  minutes

* stand time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Roast Chicken Seasoning Grinder
1 boneless leg of lamb, tied (about 3 to 4 lb/1.5 to 2 kg)
2 clove garlic, each cut in 6 slivers

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  2. Using small sharp knife, pierce lamb; insert a sliver of garlic. Repeat, spacing piercings evenly and making 12 piercings total. Using fingers, rub oil over lamb. Sprinkle evenly with spice grinder. Place in shallow roasting pan, fat side up.
  3. Roast in centre of oven for 18 minutes per lb (500 g) for medium, or to desired doneness.
  4. Tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before carving. Serve garnished with fresh rosemary sprigs, if desired.

 

Nutritional Information

Per 4 oz (125 g) serving
Calories 240 Cal
Fat 11 g
Sodium 170 mg
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fibre 0 g
Protein 35 g