Barefoot Contessa's Grilled Leg of Lamb With Roasted Fruit

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8-12




  • Lamb;.
  • Combine the yogurt, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a large non-reactive bowl.
  • Add the lamb, making sure it is covered with marinade.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator, covered, overnight or for up to 3 days.
  • Bring the lamb to room temperature.
  • Prepare a charcoal grill with hot coals.
  • Scrape the marinade off the lamb, wipe the meat with paper towels, and season it generously with salt and pepper.
  • Brush the grill with oil to keep the lamb from sticking, and grill on both sides until the internal temperature is 120 to 125 degrees for rare.
  • This will take 40 minutes to 1 hour, depending on how hot the grill is.
  • Remove the lamb to a cutting board, cover with aluminum foil, and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
  • slice and serve with oven roasted fruit.
  • Oven Roasted Fruit;.
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the peaches and plums snugly in a single layer, cut side up, in 2 glass or porcelain oven-proof baking dishes.
  • Sprinkle with the sugar, and then top with the raspberries.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until tender.
  • Heat the broiler and place the fruit about 5 inches below the heat and broil for 5 to 8 minutes, until the berries release some of their juices.
  • Remove from the broiler and sprinkle with orange juice.
  • Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled over grilled lamb.