Roasted Leg of Lamb

Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Experience the ultimate in flavor and tenderness with our Roasted Leg of Lamb recipe. Marinated in a blend of herbs and spices, then roasted to perfection. Served with a side of your choice, it's a elegant and delicious meal that will impress your guests. Give it a try!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, British, Mediterranean
Servings8 servings
Calories (per serving)467.7 kcal


Lamb Spice Rub


  • Allow the leg of lamb to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the lamb spice rub by blending ingredients in a food processor.
  • Pat the lamb dry, make slits and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill on high heat for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Set oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Insert garlic slices into slits, cover the lamb with the rub and place it in a roasting pan with an inside rack.
  • Add water to the bottom of the pan.
  • For Medium-Roasted Lamb Leg, add potatoes and onions to the pan and season with paprika, garlic powder, and a little salt.
  • Cover and roast for 1 hour.
  • Remove foil and roast for another 15 minutes.
  • Let rest for 30 minutes.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 467.7kcalCarbohydrates: 44.04gProtein: 42.09gFat: 13.94gSaturated Fat: 3.82gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.51gMonounsaturated Fat: 7.11gCholesterol: 114.31mgSodium: 420.68mgPotassium: 1529.14mgFiber: 6.38gSugar: 3.23gVitamin A: 608.99IUVitamin B1: 0.45mgVitamin B2: 0.54mgVitamin B3: 13.58mgVitamin B5: 2.05mgVitamin B6: 1.07mgVitamin B12: 4.82µgVitamin C: 59.62mgVitamin E: 1.55mgVitamin K: 16.87µgCalcium: 63.47mgCopper: 0.52mgFolate: 82.76µgIron: 5.55mgManganese: 0.55mgMagnesium: 106.44mgPhosphorus: 489.15mgSelenium: 43.71µgZinc: 7.66mgNet Carbohydrates: 37.65g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Roasted Leg of Lamb Last?

Fridge3 to 4 days.
Freezer2 months.

How To Reheat Roasted Leg of Lamb?

Microwave2 minutes
Oven8 minutes
Air Fryer4 minutes
Grill4 minutes

Dinner Ideas with Leg Of Lamb

Here is what you can typically serve with a leg of lamb for lunch or dinner. The leftovers are great for meal prep and there’s always extra lamb left over.

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