The end of my street butcher had some beautiful legs in its showcase that made me the eye. Easter approaching big step, I thought that this was an opportunity to offer you my recipe for leg of lamb in the oven with garlic and Rosemary.
With the good weather coming, This period is well suitable for family gatherings, and this is the perfect opportunity to embark on the preparation of a good leg to the oven. It is a very easy and tasty version that goes very well with the taste of the Lamb, just that raise it a little.
Leg of lamb in the oven with garlic and Rosemary
Ingredients (of 4-6)
- 1 leg of 1,6 kg
- 6 cloves of garlic
- 2 c. à s. olive oil
- 2 c. à s. dried Rosemary
- salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 200 °.
Stitch the leg with a sharp knife and insert garlic cloves in the flesh. Brush it with olive oil, the company, pepper and Rosemary.
Cooking depends on the weight of the leg of lamb, for rare meat, count 12 minutes of cooking by 500 g approximately 40 minutes for 1,6 kg. For meat to point, There are 16 min of cooking per pound, about 55 minutes for 1,6 kg.
Bake your leg, and return it at the end of 10 minutes. Find it again at the end of 10 minutes and then cover it with aluminum foil during 20 minutes and turn down the oven to 180 °. During cooking, water it from time to time with the juice of the dish. The fin of cooking, to Brown the leg, rediscover it and continue cooking the 20 last minute up the temperature to 200 °.
Once finished cooking, you've more to cut nice slices and serve. If they are a little too pink for you, You can put back them in your dish to oven for a few minutes until they have the color you want.
Treat yourself well…