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Succulent Rosemary & Garlic Roast Lamb recipe

Succulent Rosemary & Garlic Roast Lamb Recipe

A traditional roast lamb that blends the aromatic flavours of rosemary and garlic, perfect for a sumptuous Sunday dinner.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F, Gas Mark 6).
  • Step 2.

    Make small incisions all over the lamb with a sharp knife.
  • Step 3.

    Peel and slice the garlic cloves. Insert garlic slices and rosemary sprigs into the incisions.
  • Step 4.

    Rub the lamb all over with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Step 5.

    Place the lamb in a roasting tin and into the preheated oven.
  • Step 6.

    Roast for 20 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 180°C (350°F, Gas Mark 4).
  • Step 7.

    Continue roasting for approximately 2 hours, or until the meat is cooked to your liking.
  • Step 8.

    Halfway through, add the peeled and halved onions around the lamb in the roasting tin, basting with the juices.
  • Step 9.

    Remove from the oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
  • Step 10.

    Serve with the roasted onions and the cooking juices poured over the lamb, or use it to make a gravy.


  1. 2.5 kgLeg of lamb

  2. 8 Garlic cloves

  3. 6 Fresh rosemary sprigs

  4. 3 tbspOlive oil

  5. 2 Large onions

  6. 0.5 tspSalt

  7. 0.5 tspCrushed black pepper

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