Perfectly Roasted Leg Of Lamb Recipe


This roasted leg of lamb recipe is simply perfect! If you are an avid fan of a Sunday roast and don’t mind putting in a bit of prep work to make the meal all the better, then this is a recipe that you will enjoy. Taking 5 minutes to marinade and then a lot of time in the fridge, you will have ample time to think of the perfect side for this dinner option. The added bonus is that there will be leftovers and they will go perfectly with a salad or in a wrap the next day!


Cook time: 2 Hours, marinade 6+ hours
Servings: 8


  • 2kg trimmed bone-in leg of lamb
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper



  • Pat lamb dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, score the top side of the lamb by making shallow cuts all over.
  • In a small bowl, combine garlic, olive oil, rosemary, thyme, Dijon, salt and pepper.
  • Cover lamb in marinade and place, covered, in a fridge for as long as possible.
  • 60 minutes before cook time, take the lamb out of the fridge and bring to room temp.
  • Heat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Place lamb, fat side up, on a rack in a roasting pan.
  • Place into oven and roast for approx. 2 hours
  • Let rest 15 minutes before slicing.


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