Rolled Lamb with Garlic
16 garlic cloves, unpeeled
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp fresh oregano or 3/4 tsp dried
1 leg of lamb, boned, 3 1/2 to 4 pounds
3/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
Preheat oven to 350F. Bake unpeeled garlic in a small baking pan covered
with foil for 15 minutes. Peel garlic. Increase oven temperature to 475F.
Set lamb on work surface, boned side up. Scatter whole garlic cloves,
parsley, and oregano over lamb. Season with 1/4 tsp pepper. Roll up roast
and tie at 2-inch intervals. Rub lamb with olive oil. Season with remaining
pepper. Place lamb in an open roasting pan. Roast lamb at 475 for 15
minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F. and cook 1hour 15 minutes
longer, or until lamb is medium-rare. Serve with pan juices.
From: 365 Easy Italian Recipes by Rick Marzullo O'Connell