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Recipe for Greek Style Roast Leg of Lamb

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Roast of lamb with potatoesA traditional Greek favorite at holidays and celebrations, this roast leg of lamb with potatoes recipe is sure to please any crowd.

Ingredients:

  • 4 lbs. leg of lamb
  • 3 -4 cloves garlic
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 1/2 lbs. potatoes

Directions:

Wash meat and place in a pan.

Cut garlic into slivers, dust with salt and pepper and insert into incisions made in the lamb.

Peel potatoes and quarter them. Arrange around meat in roasting pan. Melt butter and pour over meat and potatoes.

Sprinkle with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add hot water.

Bake in a moderate oven for about 2 hours.

When lamb is done, remove to heated platter. If potatoes are not brown enough place under grill. Arrange around the roast.

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This post was written by GreekBoston.com

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