Roast Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Roast Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic


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About this recipe: The classic combination of rosemary, garlic and lamb are brought together in this dish. It's elegant, simple and delicious. Why not try it at your next Sunday lunch?


Serves: 6 

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoon fresh rosemary
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons red wine
  • 1 (1.5-2kg) boneless leg of lamb, butterflied
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Extra time:15min marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. Combine thyme, rosemary, garlic, oil, wine and mix well. Add leg of lamb and turn to coat. Chill for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  3. Remove lamb from marinade and place in shallow roasting tin. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast, uncovered, for 50 minutes or until an instant read meat thermometer registers 60 degrees C for medium rare or 65 degrees C for medium. Baste with remaining marinade several times during roasting. Then discard remaining marinade


Once the lamb is ready, cover loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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