Grilled Leg of Lamb With Garlic and Rosemary

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A great way to prepare lamb on the grill. Leftovers make great sandwiches too. Time does not include marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper in small bowl. Mash with fork to form coarse paste. Place lamb in shallow baking dish. Spread half of garlic paste over each side. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Bring to room temperature before cooking.
  2. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Grill lamb until brown and crusty on outside and thermometer inserted into thickest part registers 130ºF for medium-rare, turning occasionally, about 25 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut on diagonal into thin slices and serve.
  3. Variation:.
  4. Add 2/3 cup red wine, 1/4 cup red wine vinegar, and 3/4 cup olive oil to the marinade. Refrigerate overnight.
Most Helpful

5 5

Really a nice way to prepare a leg of lamb. I used the variations in step 4; and let marinate in the fridge for 24 hours before bringing to room temp and grilling. This was so simple, and a very tasty dish for a backyard BBQ! Made for ZWT8

5 5

How could this NOT be delicious? Some of my very FAVORITE ingredients for a Greek dinner. Lamb, rosemary, garlic and I added some fresh mint. I DID use the suggested ingredients at the bottom in my marinade! It was truly delicious. ZWT4

5 5

Delicious leg of lamb. I let the paste sit on the leg overnight for maximum flavour. I roasted this in the oven for Sunday lunch and served with Shaker Potatoes and a huge green salad for a lovely and easy meal.