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Leg of Lamb Wrapped in Leeks

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Cook Time: 2 hr. 10 min.
The leeks wrapped around the lamb in this recipe infuse it with a flavor reminiscent of mild garlic and onions.


  • 1 6-8 lb. bone in leg of lamb
  • 10-15 leeks, chop off tops
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of roasted garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup coarse pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh, chopped oregano
  • 1/4 cup fresh, chopped thyme
  • 1 cup red wine


  • Pre-heat over to 250 degrees.
  • Combine the garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, thyme and olive oil and make into a paste using a mortar & pestle. Rub the whole leg of lamb with the paste.
  • Blanch the leeks in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Wrap the leg of lamb in the leek tops, using olive oil to help the leeks adhere to the meat.
  • Set the lamb on a baking dish. Add the red wine to the pan and put lamb into oven. Cook until the internal temperature of the meat is 135-140 degrees for medium rare - approximately two and half hours.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before carving. The internal temperature will rise another 5-10 degrees. Shave the lamb and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 3084
  Calories from Fat 1183 (38%)
(203%)Total Fat 132g
(205%)Saturated Fat 41g
Polyunsaturated Fat 13g
Monounsaturated Fat 62g
(449%)Cholesterol 1347mg
(101%)Sodium 2418mg
(177%)Potassium 6181mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(21%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(845%)Protein 423g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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