- 3 tablespoons garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons black pepper
- 2 tablespoons cumin seeds, toasted
- 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, toasted
- 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons harissa or hot chile sauce
- 2 teaspoons fennel seeds, toasted
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
- 1 (5-pound) boneless leg of lamb, trimmed
- 4 cups water
- 1/2 cup finely diced sweet onion
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 cups shaved peeled parsnips
- 2 cups shaved peeled carrots
- 2 cups shaved peeled butternut squash
- 1 cup shaved peeled turnips
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- calories 311
- fat 16.8 g
- satfat 5.5 g
- monofat 8.4 g
- polyfat 1.4 g
- protein 30 g
- carbohydrate 9 g
- fiber 3 g
- cholesterol 96 mg
- iron 3 mg
- sodium 329 mg
- calcium 57 mg
How to Make It
Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add 1 teaspoon salt to spice mixture. Rub spice mixture evenly over lamb. Reroll roast; secure at 1-inch intervals with twine. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 6 to 24 hours.
Preheat oven to 375°.
Remove lamb from refrigerator; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Place lamb on a wire rack; place rack in a roasting pan. Pour 4 cups water into pan. Roast lamb at 375° for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until thermometer registers 130°. Remove from oven. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes; cut across grain into thin slices.
Place drippings from pan in a small saucepan over high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1 cup.
Combine onion and next 5 ingredients (through 1/2 teaspoon pepper) in a small bowl. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Combine remaining salt, parsnips, and remaining ingredients in a bowl; toss to coat. Serve with lamb. Top lamb with herb mixture; drizzle with jus.
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