Holiday Leg of Lamb

Holiday Leg of Lamb
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 5 pounds whole leg of lamb
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 orange peel, cut into slivers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, or to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together salt, pepper, seasoned salt, marjoram, mustard and cardamom. Rub spice mixture over lamb. Cut 16 deep slits into roast. Insert thyme and a sliver of orange peel into each slit. Place lamb fat side up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer in center of thickest portion of meat.
  3. Roast lamb in preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Meat is medium done when a meat thermometer registers 175 degrees F. and is well done at 180 degrees F.
  4. Remove meat thermometer. Place roast on a warm serving platter. Put a paper frill around end of leg bone and garnish platter with fresh mint.

05/20/2018
Holiday Leg of Lamb, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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