LEG OF LAMB WITH ROSEMARY
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour 20
Ready in: 2 Hours 35
Makes 6 to 8 servings
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons prepared Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon lemon zest
3 cloves garlic, minced
5 pounds whole leg of lamb
1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
1. In a small bowl, combine
the honey, mustard, rosemary, ground black pepper, lemon zest
and garlic. Mix well and apply to the lamb. Cover and marinate
in the refrigerator overnight.
2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
3. Place lamb on a rack in a
roasting pan and sprinkle with salt to taste.
4. Bake at 450 degrees F (230
degrees C) for 20 minutes, then reduce heat to 400 degrees F
(200 degrees C) and roast for 55 to 60 more minutes for medium