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Roasted Leg of Lamb

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Leg of Lamb

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

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Celebrate spring with this roasted leg of lamb recipe. The taste of rosemary and lamb is hard to beat, but when you add wood-fired flavor into the equation, it only gets better.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 1

      Combine olive oil and crushed garlic. Rub mixture on the leg of lamb.
    • 2

      With a paring knife, make about 2 dozen small, 3/4 inch deep perforations in the lamb. Stuff the slivered garlic and cut rosemary sprigs into the perforations.
    • 3

      Zest and juice the lemons, spreading the zest and juice evenly over the lamb. Season lamb with salt and pepper.
    • 4

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Place the leg of lamb on the grill and cook for 30 minutes.
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      Grill500˚
    • 5

      Reduce grill temperature to 350°F and cook until the internal temperature reaches 130°F for medium-rare, about 60 to 90 minutes.
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    • 6

      Let the lamb rest for 15 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

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