Rosemary Boneless Leg of Lamb

"MMM Delicious tender Lamb roast ! Calls for fresh rosemary, i had to use dried, but it turned out sooo delicious. Next time i will try the fresh. Marinated overnight for wonderful flavour and tenderness! (The basic recipe came from a JMASS of Allrecipes, tweeked to our liking; thanks for a "do again" lamb roast.)"

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (403 g)
  • Calories 1011.6
  • Total Fat - 75.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 36.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 249.5 mg
  • Sodium - 712.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 11.7 g
  • Protein - 65.7 g
  • Calcium - 56.7 mg
  • Iron - 5.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

In a small bowl combine the honey, mustard, rosemary, black pepper, lemon zest and juice and minced garlic; whisk together well. Put lamb roast into a large sealable bag; pour marinade over and seal bag removing as much air as possible. Massage the lamb through the bag until all sides and opening are well covered. Place in fridge to marinate overnight; Turn bag and massage occasionally.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 450f degrees. Place lamb roast on a rack in a roaster; massage marinade all over being sure to get it into all crevices; sprinkle with sea salt to taste.

Step 3

Roast lamb on middle rack in oven at 450f degrees for 20 minutes; reduce heat to 400f degrees and roast a further 45 minutes for medium rare. Remove to warm platter; cover and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Tips & Variations

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This is a taste treat. The rosemary makes a lovely top crust - the timeing is perfect to serve a pink roast. This goes into my favorite lamb recipes

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(18 Jan 2013)