Leg o' Lamb with Lemon and Rosemary Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Leg o' Lamb with Lemon and Rosemary Recipe
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Leg o' Lamb with Lemon and Rosemary

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"This recipe is great on the grill. Dad uses a grill pan, and cooks according to oven directions. Usually the ham is in the oven so the grill works for us. A wonderful addition for Easter. The lamb and ham taste wonderful together. Source: Mom and Dad. "

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 30 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Spread butter generously over the lamb, and distribute garlic clove halves over the meat. Sprinkle with rosemary and pepper. Place the lamb on a rack inside a roasting pan.
  3. Roast the lamb in the preheated oven for 1 hour.
  4. Mix the lemonade concentrate and dry soup mix together in a bowl, pour over the lamb, and roast an additional 30 minutes. A meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the lamb should read 120 degrees F/58 degrees C for medium-rare or 145 degrees F/68 degrees C for medium-well. Allow the roast to stand for about 20 minutes before slicing.
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Apr 06, 2010

I was curious about the lemonade/soup mix, and it was very nice! However, I did insert little chips of the garlic into the meat with a knife tip, and added some oregano and diced onion to the seasoning. I used a large can of the concentrate. I decided to marinate the roast in a large bag, turned it a few times, and refrigerated it overnight. When ready to cook, I dumped the contents of the bag over the roast before putting it into the oven. When it was done, I scooped out some of the liquid, stirred it in a pan with a bunch of ice cubes, til' the fat congealed, skimmed the fat, and used the result as a wonderful sauce - no need to thicken. Served on a platter rimmed with spinach garnished with a few slices of clementine orange, blueberries, & fresh mint - Easter dinner guests raved!

 
Jun 01, 2010

Thought this recipe came out very tasty indeed. The lemonade helps to create a crusty-goodness of sugar on the lamb. Will definitely do this again!

 
Sep 07, 2010

I loved the flavour of this recipe but 90 minutes cooking didn't get it to medium-well like I wanted at 145 degrees on my thermometer. If you want medium-well, plan for at least another half hour and maybe more. But the seasoning rocked!!

 
Feb 08, 2011

After inserting the garlic chips into the meat. Changed the rub a little. After rubbing with margarine, added salt and pepper (less salt and more pepper) and oregano seasoning and rubbed into the meat. Had a rosemary (essential) oil and added a few drops to the meat. It came out tasting wonderful especially with the lemonade concentrate. Next time will try to added garlic chips and rosemary springs into the meat and see what the result will be.

 
Jan 04, 2011

Awesome! Made this for Christmas dinner. It was a hit! Would not change a thing!

 
Apr 06, 2010

This was delicious!!!!!

 
Jan 16, 2012

Excellent! My first leg of lamb and the whole family loved it!

 
Feb 09, 2013

OMG!!!!!! This is a must do. Fabulous super easy and extremely good you must try !

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 500 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.8 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 154 mg
  • 51%
  • Fat
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 38.6 g
  • 77%
  • Sodium
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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