Roast Leg of Lamb with Potatoes and Onions Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Using small sharp knife, cut 1-inch-deep, 1/2-inch-long slits all over lamb. Insert garlic slices into slits. Rub oil all over lamb. Mix thyme, savory, rosemary, salt and pepper in small bowl. Rub herb mixture all over lamb. Set aside.
  2. Generously butter large roasting pan. Combine potatoes, onions and stock in large pot (stock will not cover vegetables). Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until potatoes are halfway tender, about 10 minutes. Transfer potato mixture to prepared pan; spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Place lamb in roasting pan atop potato mixture. Roast until thermometer inserted into thickest part of lamb registers 130°F. for medium-rare, about 1 hour 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Tent with foil and let stand 15 minutes.
  3. Thinly slice lamb. Arrange lamb on large platter. Surround with potato mixture and any juices from pan and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1400.94 Kcal (5865 kJ)
Calories from fat 642.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 71.36g 110%
Cholesterol 343.9mg 115%
Sodium 894.34mg 37%
Potassium 3563.26mg 76%
Total Carbs 74.68g 25%
Sugars 10.93g 44%
Dietary Fiber 9.64g 39%
Protein 111.95g 224%
Vitamin C 35.4mg 59%
Iron 14.1mg 78%
Calcium 174.8mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 132.29 Kcal (554 kJ)
Calories from fat 60.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.74g 110%
Cholesterol 32.48mg 115%
Sodium 84.45mg 37%
Potassium 336.49mg 76%
Total Carbs 7.05g 25%
Sugars 1.03g 44%
Dietary Fiber 0.91g 39%
Protein 10.57g 224%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 59%
Iron 1.3mg 78%
Calcium 16.5mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 33.2
  • 36

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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