Roasted Leg of American Lamb with Feta Vinaigrette

Servings:
8-10
Prep Time:
15 mins.
Cook Time:
2 1/2 hrs.
Marinate Time:
Overnight

Ingredients

  • 1 American Lamb leg, boneless (6 to 7 pounds)
  • 1 pint plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup juice from 2 lemons
  • 2 ounces red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 4 ounces extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese, coarsely crumbled

Preparation

1. Mix yogurt, curry, garlic, and salt; rub over lamb. Refrigerate; marinate overnight.

2. Place lamb on roasting rack in a roasting pan. Roast at 375° for approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches desired doneness.

3. To make the Feta Vinaigrette mix together in a bowl lemon juice, vinegar, parsley, oil, salt, and pepper. Add the cheese.

4. Remove lamb from oven; let rest for 15 minutes.

5. Slice to desired thickness; top with Feta Vinaigrette.

Photo & Recipe: American Lamb Board

Categories: Lamb Leg, Lamb