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This Slow Roast Leg of Lamb is going to take your next Sunday roast to a whole new level!
Serve a crowd with this easy roast leg of lamb with garlic, lemon juice and rosemary and roasted until golden brown on the outside and tender pink on the inside.

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  • How to cook a lamb dish. Easy Garlic Rosemary Leg Of Lamb - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil and place a rack in the pan.Cut 10 slits evenly spaced around the leg of lamb (do not cut netting if using boneless leg).

  • Step 2

    Push a garlic slice in each cut. Mix salt, pepper, lemon juice, and olive oil well and rub mixture all over lamb.

  • How to cook a lamb dish. Easy Garlic Rosemary Leg Of Lamb - Step 3
    Step 3

    Tie rosemary sprigs evenly around the lamb or under netting. If you don't have cooking string, place rosemary on top and below leg of lamb.

  • How to cook a lamb dish. Easy Garlic Rosemary Leg Of Lamb - Step 4
    Step 4

    Place lamb into a roasting pan and roast in oven until reddish-pink and juicy in the center about 2 to 2 1/2 hours. You may add potatoes or carrots in the pan the last hour. The instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part should read 130 degrees F (54 degrees C). Remove from oven and cover with aluminum foil
    Rest meat about 10 to 15 minutes. The thermometer should read 135 to 140 degrees F (57 degrees C). This is the medium-rare to medium range. Do not overcook as the flavor is best if meat is still slightly pink..

  • How to cook a lamb dish. Easy Garlic Rosemary Leg Of Lamb - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour red wine (or water) into roasting pan and place on stove over medium heat. Scrap brown bits from bottom of pan. Discard any rosemary sprigs or garlic. Add stock & bring to a simmer
    Cook stirring about 10 minutes until it reduces to about 1 1/2 cups.
    Skim fat if necessary and strain into gravy boat. Slice lamb into 1/4 inch slices and place on platter with sauce on the side. Serve with asparagus or spring asparagus strawberry salad and roasted potatoes.

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