Herbed Leg of Lamb


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Herbed Leg of Lamb

Herbed Leg of Lamb
Ingredients
1 whole or half leg of lamb (see note)
1/2 cup undiluted orange juice concentrate, thawed
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary
1 tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
1 tbsp. chopped fresh mint
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. coarsely ground pepper
Directions

Serves: 12

1. Preheat oven to 325°F.

2. Rinse lamb and pat dry; place in a large, shallow baking dish.

3. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Brush some of the mixture over the lamb before cooking and several times during cook time.

4. Roast until lamb reaches desired doneness: 10 to 11 minutes per pound for rare, 12 to 13 minutes per pound for medium and 18 to 20 minutes per pound for well. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Note: A whole leg of lamb weighs approximately 8 lb. and serves 12.

Nutritional Information:
570 calories, 43 g protein, 41 g fat, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 165 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium

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