A beautifully prepared boneless leg of lamb is the perfect centerpiece for a holiday table.
Easy | Main Dish | Holiday | Serves 8 - 10
Boneless Leg of Lamb
5 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
3 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, more or less to taste
fresh ground black pepper
3 1/2 - 4 lb uncooked trimmed lamb leg, boneless, rolled and tied
Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil and place a rack in the pan.
Combine crushed garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper; mix well and rub mixture all over lamb. oven.
Roll the lamb and use butcher's twine to tie it together and place it on the prepared roasting pan.
Roast in the oven until medium-rare and a meat thermometer inserted in center reads 135-140ºF, anywhere from 70 minutes and up depending on the size of your roast.
Remove the lamb and let it rest about 15 minutes on a cutting board. Keep in mind the temperature will increase a few degrees once it rests.
Slice lamb into 1/4-inch thick slices and place on a serving platter.
Serves: 10 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 70 minutes