Glazed Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Leg lamb5 Pound
 Crumbled dried basil1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Mustard1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Dijon or German style)
 Honey1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Softened butter2 Tablespoon
 Consomme1 Cup (16 tbs) (cold, homemade or undiluted canned)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 667 Calories from Fat 391

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67%

Saturated Fat 18.5 g92.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 198 mg

Sodium 490.7 mg20.4%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 55 g110.9%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 8% Iron 33.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F
2)Take the Leg of the Lamb and rub it with a mixture of basil, salt and pepper.
3) In a shallow, roasting pan place the lamb on the rack.

MAKING
4) Roast the lamb till the meat thermometer reads a temperature of 150F. It should take about 20 minutes for each pound.
5) In a bowl, mix together mustard, honey and soft butter. Rub this over the meat about 20 minutes before the meat finishes roasting.
6) Turn the oven temperature to 400F. Continue roasting the meat for about 20 minutes till it gets a glaze on top. Keep basting the meat with the dripping every few minutes.
7) Meanwhile, transfer the roasted meat onto the serving platter. Place the pan on direct flame.
8) Pour in a cup of the cold consomme into the pan. Cook over a low flame while scraping the bottom of the pan. Allow the mixture to boil.
9)Transfer the sauce into a small serving bowl.

SERVING
10) Serve the Glazed Roasted Leg Of Lamb with baked potatoes around the serving plate. Serve the meat sauce on the side.
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