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Easy Leg of Lamb Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Roasting pan


  • 5 lb leg of lamb
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp garlic powder add/less more if you prefer
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1 bag carrots
  • 1 bag salt potatoes


  • Remove the lamb roughly one hour before you cook it.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine olive oil, garlic, and salt and pepper
  • Make shallow cuts across the top of the lamb. (known as scoring)
  • Brush the olive oil dressing across the duck.
  • Place potatoes and carrots in the roasting pan.
  • Place lamb, fat side up, on the roasting pan.
  • Place into oven. You want the internal temperature of the lamb to reach 135 degrees F for medium or about 145 for well down. It takes roughly 90 minutes for 135 degrees.
  • Cool then slice and eat.
Keyword dinner, lamb