Roast Leg of Lamb with Cranberry-Fig Stuffing

Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Fruit just seems to enhance the flavor of lamb. Wonderful aroma while it is cooking. Try this fruit stuffing with chicken or veal.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak currents,figs and cranberries in the boiling water for 30 minutes.
  2. Season the lamb with salt& pepper.
  3. Make a mixture of the garlic, thyme,& sage and rub all over the lamb.
  4. Sprinkle the inside of the leg with orange zest.
  5. Drain fruits, reserve liquid, and spread the fruit 1/2" thick on the inside of the leg.
  6. Roll the leg from the small end, jelly roll style and tie with twine.
  7. Heat oven to 425F degrees.
  8. Place lamb in a shallow roasting pan.
  9. Add the lamb bone,carrots, celery, fruit water,orange juice and wine.
  10. Cover the pan with foil roast 30 minutes lower heat to 325F, loosely leave the foil over the roast but not sealed, and roast 45-60 minutes (or until the internal temp is 155F).
  11. Transfer lamb to a platter.
  12. Remove bone from pan& skim off the fat.
  13. Strain theveggies from the juices and put the juices in a saucepan, simmer until it has reduced to about half.
  14. Serve with the sliced roast on the side.

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