Perfect Leg of Lamb with Roasted Golden Potatoes Recipe

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Greek Meat, anyone? Perfect Leg of Lamb with Roasted Golden Potatoes is a savory, flavorful and deliciously simple family meal!

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Servings: 8


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  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.  Scrub and halve the potatoes; set aside.  Clean the garlic.  Cut 4 to 5 cloves in half and roughly chop the rest.
  2. With a sharp knife, trim all fat from the leg of lamb.  Wash with lemon juice and place in large roasting pan.
  3. Make scores, about 1/4″ deep, over entire top of lamb.
  4. Insert halved garlic cloves with a sharp knife at various intervals into leg.  Spread chopped garlic over top of lamb and season with oregano, rosemary and pepper.
  5. Arrange halved potatoes around lamb, cut side up.
  6. Roast at 450 degrees for about 20 minutes to sear.  Lower heat to 325 degrees and roast for an additional 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 160 degrees for medium.  Turn potatoes halfway through roasting time.
  7. Serves 6 to 8
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 500g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 756  
Calories from Fat 378 50%
Total Fat 41.88g 52%
Saturated Fat 18.0g 72%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 195mg 65%
Sodium 176mg 7%
Potassium 1574mg 45%
Total Carbs 35.91g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 17%
Sugars 2.19g 1%
Protein 57.11g 91%


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