Butterflied Leg of American Lamb with Herbs


  • 1/2    cup olive oil
  • 1    tablespoon dried basil
  • 1    tablespoon oregano
  • 1    tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1    teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 to 4    pounds boneless American Lamb leg, butterflied

Blend oil with basil, oregano, garlic and pepper; pour half over meat and brush over both sides.

Grill lamb over medium coals in covered grill, about 6 inches from coals, for 20 to 25 minutes per side.  Baste occasionally with remaining herbed olive oil.

Rest lamb for about 10 minutes; slice lamb crosswise at a diagonal slant.

8 servings. Preparation time:  10 minutes. Cook time:  1 hour

Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board