MLA Garlic and rosemary roast leg of lamb

  • Prep time 30Min
  • Cook time 1Hr, 30Min
  • Technique Roast, Grill
  • Meat Lamb
  • Cut Leg
  • Serves 6

Looking for delicious recipes for natural lamb? Check out our tasty recipe for Garlic and Rosemary Roast Leg of Lamb.


3 pound Australian Easy Carve* leg of lamb
8 cloves garlic, peeled and halved
20 small springs rosemary
salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 lemons, sliced

To Serve:
roasted potatoes
steamed vegetables
mint jelly


Preheat oven to 300°F.

Using a sharp knife, make small incisions in the leg of lamb and insert small slivers of garlic and rosemary in each space. Season roast with salt and pepper, then drizzle with olive oil.

Place lamb in a shallow baking dish with sliced lemon underneath and roast in the preheated oven for 30 minutes per pound. Test for doneness and remove from oven Cover with foil and allow to rest 10 minutes prior to slicing.

Serve hot with roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables and mint jelly.

* If an Easy Carve leg is not available, this recipe is also delicious with either a boneless or bone-in leg.