Leg of Lamb

Leg of Lamb

"'MY MOTHER'S baked leg of lamb, served with gravy and mint jelly, was a masterpiece! Our family always looked forward to having it on Easter Sunday.'"
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1 h 35 m servings
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  1. Cut five slits in the meat; insert garlic. Combine salt, pepper, thyme and garlic powder; rub over meat. Place on a rack in a roasting pan. Broil 5-6 in. from the heat until browned; turn and brown the other side. Turn oven to 350 degrees F. Add 1/2 cup water to pan. Cover and bake for 25 minutes per pound or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F for medium or 170 degrees F for well-done. Remove to carving board and keep warm. Pour pan drippings into a large measuring cup, scraping brown bits. Skim fat; reserving 1/4 cup in a saucepan; add flour. Add water to drippings to equals 2 cups; add all at once to flour mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes more. Slice lamb and serve with gravy.

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This was my first time ever making a Leg of Lamb. My mother and my family was speechless. This recipe was so delicious. It was juicy and tennder. I was so nervous but it was worth if after th...

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Excellent if a bit bland, but don't waste good lamb by roasting it to well-done: 155F or medium-rare will give you the best flavour.

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This was my first time ever making a Leg of Lamb. My mother and my family was speechless. This recipe was so delicious. It was juicy and tennder. I was so nervous but it was worth if after th...

Great recipe. I added a couple of sprigs of Rosemary and really liked it. My partial bone roast was 3 pounds and only served four with just a bit left over.

It's been awhile since I made a leg of lamb which is why this was such a special treat for my family. I added onion powder to the mix and used chicken broth in lieu of the water. Cooked this to ...

I'd always grown up eating my dad's roast lamb on every second Sunday, and with him being in France for the last few months and me craving a good roast, I thought I'd check allrecipes.com for th...

I don't care for lamb but everyone in my family loves it. I never made a leg of lamb before but decided to try it because it seems that I am always making the same dishes over and over. The la...

I made this for Easter and it was really very good! Next time I will baste it a few times while it is cooking, as it was a tad dry. But that could have been my mother-in-laws doing (she said to ...

This was great Barbara! We loved it! I actually added some killians Mustard for the crust along with everything else. It was sooo good. I served this with onion potatoes and grilled eggplant. gr...

This was very tasty. The gravy put it over the top. My children don't normally eat lamb, but they loved this. The only change I made was adding Rosemary to the rub!!

Perfect Christmas dinner!

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