Roast Leg Of Lamb With Garlic And Rosemary

Leg of lamb is typically around five to six pounds and will feed about eight people. I wanted to share this roast leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary recipe with you. An excellent entree choice to impress your dinner guests!


  • 5-6 lb leg of lamb
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbls rosemary
  • 2 tbls olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup water

Prep Work

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.garlic and rosemary on cutting board
  2. Mince the garlic and finely chop fresh rosemary.
  3. Mix garlic, rosemary, and oil together.
  4. Brush or rub oil mixture over the leg of lamb.
  5. Season with salt and pepper as desired.


Place seasoned lamb onto wire rack in a roasting pan with a cup of water in the bottom of the pan. Roast in the preheated oven uncovered for two and a half hours, basting every 20-30 minutes.

Ready To Serve

Remove from the oven and allow to rest for fifteen minutes before serving.


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