Marinated Lamb Leg

1 5-6# lamb leg, bone in or out.

Tip: Marinate lamb leg and let come to room temperature before you roast

Make the following herb paste to marinate lamb with;

1 T thyme

1 T rosemary

2 T oregano

2 T Lemon zest

1 t fennel

1 T crushed garlic

1-1/2 T kosher salt

2 t fresh ground black pepper

1 t dried mustard

Pack onto lamb and let rest for a couple hours as it comes to room temp.

5-7 potatoes, sliced into 3/4″ circles, rubbed in salt and lemon

Preheat oven to 500. Put potatoes in bottom of roasting pan. Place lamb on top of potatoes in a roasting pan and put into the very hot oven. Immediately lower oven to 300. Let roast for 2-3 hours depending on size of lamb.Thermometer should read 125 for a med-rare roast and lamb leg should be eaten med-rare for optimal tenderness and texture.