Impress your guests with a deliciously juicy leg of lamb, which has the versatility to bea beautiful spring or winter main dish. Roast in the oven until perfectly cooked and serve with your favorite sides.
1 hour 45 minutes - 2 hours
2 hours 20 minutes
5 pound leg of lamb, bone-in or boneless
4 cloves garlic, sliced
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary
Salt and black pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
Prepare lamb by cutting slits in the top of the leg every 3 to 4 inches and push garlic into the meat. Generously season the surface with salt and pepper. Place lamb on the roasting pan, placing fresh rosemary beneath and on top of the lamb.
Put lamb in preheated oven and roast until the lamb is cooked to your desired doneness, about 1 3/4 to 2 hours.
Let rest at least 10 minutes before carving. Carve lamb and serve.