Mediterranean Leg of Lamb

Oxmoor House
10 servings.


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1 (3 1/2-pound) leg of lamb
5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced and divided
2 teaspoons dried rosemary, divided
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
Vegetable cooking spray
1 pound small round red potatoes, cut in half
1 pound fresh mushrooms
12 plum tomatoes, halved
1 small eggplant, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 medium-size sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium-size sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large purple onion, cut into wedges
1/4 cup canned low-sodium chicken broth, undiluted
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
Fresh rosemary sprigs (optional)


Trim fat from lamb. Cut 1-inch slits in meat; insert half of garlic slices into slits, reserving remaining garlic. Rub meat with 1 teaspoon dried rosemary and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; place on a rack in a large roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of meat, if desired. Add potato to pan. Bake at 325° for 1 hour.

Remove stems from mushrooms; reserve stems for another use. Combine mushroom caps, tomato, eggplant, red pepper, yellow pepper, and onion; add to roasting pan.

Combine remaining garlic, 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, broth, vinegar, and oil; stir well. Pour broth mixture over vegetables in roasting pan. Bake at 325° for 50 minutes or until thermometer registers 150°. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with rosemary sprigs, if desired.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 251
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 26.3 g
Carbohydrate 18.3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 71 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg