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    Mediterranean Roasted Leg of Lamb With Red Wine Sauce

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs

    30 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. 2
      Unroll roast; trim fat.
    3. 3
      Spread minced rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and garlic into folds of the roast.
    4. 4
      Reroll roast; secure at 3-inch intervals with heavy string.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Drizzle with oil.
    7. 7
      Secure rosemary sprigs under strings on roast.
    8. 8
      Place roast on the rack of a broiler pan or roasting pan; insert meat thermometer into thickest portion of roast.
    9. 9
      Bake at 400° for 1 hour.
    10. 10
      Increase oven temperature to 425° (do not remove roast from oven).
    11. 11
      Bake an additional 20 minutes or until thermometer registers 140° (medium-rare) to 155° (medium).
    12. 12
      Place roast on a platter; cover with foil.
    13. 13
      Let stand 10 minutes for roast to reabsorb juices.
    14. 14
      (Temperature of roast will increase 5° upon standing.)
    15. 15
      Remove string and rosemary sprigs before slicing.
    16. 16
      Remove rack from pan.
    17. 17
      Combine 1/2 cup wine and cornstarch; set aside.
    18. 18
      Add 1/2 cup wine to drippings in pan; scrape pan to loosen browned bits.
    19. 19
      Combine drippings mixture and 1 cup wine in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
    20. 20
      Cook 5 minutes.
    21. 21
      Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and cornstarch mixture; return to a boil.
    22. 22
      Cook 1 minute or until thick, stirring constantly.
    23. 23
      Serve with lamb.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 17, 2006

      55

      Followed the directions to the "T" and it came out perfect. Great dish!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mediterranean Roasted Leg of Lamb With Red Wine Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (158 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 19

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 294.2
     
    Calories from Fat 165
    56%
    Total Fat 18.4 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 7.7 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 87.9 mg
    29%
    Sodium 144.8 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.3 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 24.4 g
    48%

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    rosemary sprigs

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