Leg of Lamb Recipe St. Patrick's Day Dinner

This Leg of Lamb Recipe makes a perfect main course for your St. Patrick's Day dinner. Add our side dishes of mashed potatoes or our cabbage casserole and enjoy.

Leg of Lamb


  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 t dried rosemary
  • 1 t dried thyme
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 1 (5 lb.) leg of lamb


Pre-heat oven to 325 F.

In a mixing bowl, pour lemon juice and whisk in garlic, thyme and rosemary.

Add salt and pepper. Whisk to blend.

Rub the seasoning mixture over the meat.

Place the meat (fat side up) on a rack in a deep roasting pan.

Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the lamb, being careful not to hit a bone.

Cook for 2 hours or until the thermometer reads 145 to 165 F.

Serves 4.


Try our Leg of Lamb Slow Cooker Recipe.

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