Lamb Extraordinaire

Southern Living
8 servings


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1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons garlic salt
2 tablespoons dried basil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 (5- to 6-pound) leg of lamb, boned
1 (8-ounce) pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/4 cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves, pressed
1 teaspoon salt


Stir together first 4 ingredients; sprinkle 1 tablespoon mixture over inside of lamb. Place tenderloin in center of lamb.

Roll up, and tie with string at 1-inch intervals; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley mixture. Stir together oil, garlic, and salt; brush over lamb. Place, seam side down, in a roasting pan.

Bake at 350° for 2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 160° (medium). Let meat stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Created date

October 2003