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“I have to say my dad was the only member that could make a fantastic meal. No matter how late it was, at least 4 kids would show up looking to be fed. The easiest and most elegant thing he ever did was leg of lamb. I've given this to my ex-mother-in-law and many of her friends!”
2hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. A meat thermometer.
  2. create slits in leg of lamb all over.
  3. insert cloves of garlic into slits and roll in caraway seeds to coat entirely.
  4. place on roasting rack over a deep (pan roasting pan).
  5. fill pan with water about halfway.
  6. insert thermometer into thickest part of lamb.
  7. place on rack over pan and tent with tinfoil.
  8. cook at 350 until almost done (reading will show on thermometer) remove foil and finish cooking.
  9. use drippings in pan to make gravy.
  10. serve with any side dishes you like.
  11. This always comes out juicy, tender and delicious; don't let the amount of steps fool you into thinking this is a long process.
  12. It's really very quick to prep, elegant to serve and tastes great!
  13. Best tip is to make sure you don't run out of liquid in the pan (top-up with water as needed) as this keeps the lamb moist and tender!

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