Old Fashioned Leg of Lamb
- Ready in: 3 hours
- Serves: 6
- Complexity: medium
- 2kg leg of lamb
- 8 whole cloves of garlic, peeled
- 8 small fresh sprigs rosemary
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Sea salt and cracked black pepper
Pre-heat wood fired oven to 200°C.
Put lamb into roasting dish. With a sharp, narrow-bladed knife, make 8 random incisions in top of meat. Place a garlic clove and a sprig of rosemary into each hole. Rub entire leg with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Place into pre-heated wood fired oven and cook for 45 minutes per kilo (approx. 1 ½ hrs). Vegetables can be placed around lamb during cooking. Remove lamb from oven and cover with foil.
Allow to rest for 15 minutes before carving.