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Pop Pop's Roast Leg of Lamb

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“This recipe was given to me by my father-in-law back when I was first married. Cooking time is approximate and depends on your oven and that's why I always use a digital meat thermometer to prevent tears.”
3hrs 15mins

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  1. Preheat Oven to 400°F
  2. Score 1/4 inch deep diamonds in lamb.
  3. Mash & chop garlic into fine peices and mix together with olive oil, savory, rosemary, salt & pepper.
  4. Insert and rub mixture all over lamb.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325° and bake about
  6. 30-35 minutes per pound for a 6-8 lb. roast.
  7. Or use a digital meat thermometer. (Take roast out of oven when thermometer reaches 130 degrees F and let rest for 20 minutes: Roast will continue to cook while resting. Keep thermometer in roast while it is resting and when it reaches desired doneness, you may carve the roast.).
  8. Enjoy!

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