Roast lamb

adapted from: https://damndelicious.net/2019/04/06/roasted-leg-of-lamb/

Serves: 8

Cook time: 2hr 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2.2-2.5 kg leg of lamb or other type of roast lamb
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  •  1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil/ baking mat.
  2. Pat lamb dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, score the top side of the lamb by making shallow cuts all over.
  3. In a small bowl, combine garlic, olive oil, rosemary, thyme, Dijon, salt and pepper.
  4. Place lamb, fat side up, on a rack in the prepared roasting pan. Spread garlic mixture evenly over the lamb, rubbing in thoroughly into the scored cuts.
  5. Place into oven and roast until it reaches an internal temperature of 60 degrees C for medium, about 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes.
  6. Let rest 15 minutes before slicing.
  7. Serve immediately

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