Roast Leg of Lamb with a Mint Gremolita

I made this recipe again tonight and it was just as delicious as it was the first time I made it! Because we can’t have a smoker on the patio, I roasted my lamb this time.

Preheat the oven to 350.  Get out your cast iron skillet and add a couple tablespoons of fat to it…Sear all sides of the lamb until golden brown, and roast it for 45-55 minutes…OR…until your lamb reaches the internal temperature of your choice. Personally, I like it to be around 145 degrees (medium-rare).

Once your lamb has cooked, let it rest for at least 10-15 minutes. While my lamb rested, I made a delicious sauce with the drippings. I’m telling you, you will LOVE this lamb…and so will your guests!!! Go make you some!!!  It’s a perfect meal for the holidays!

Love Bake Eat

Do you know the quote, “It takes a village to raise a child”?  Well, in my family it takes a village to make a really good meal!  When you get me, Big Daddy, Sybil, and Omar in a kitchen, miracles with food happen.  I’m not one to brag or boast, but the recipe I’m about to share might be one of the best things we’ve EVER made.  Seriously, THE BEST thing EVER. I’m a lover of all things lamb.  I could eat it every day for the rest of my life and be completely happy!  If you don’t have a smoker, fear not… Pan sear it and throw it in the oven.  It’ll be delicious! cooked lamb2 Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 – 3 1/2 to 5 lb leg of lamb, boneless and butterflied
  • 1 cup of FRESH (please don’t use dried for this) herbs, chopped… I used a mixture of sage…

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