Roast Leg of Lamb

Fakhed Ghannem (fakh-eid ghun-num)

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Appears in
Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

The aroma of herbs and spices that fills the air while this marinated leg of lamb is roasting will entice you to take a bite before it’s done. A favorite around the holidays, this makes an excellent centerpiece for any occasion.


For the Lamb

  • 4 tablespoons finely minced garlic
  • ¾ cup finely minced yellow onion
  • ¼


Prepare Ahead

You can marinate the leg of lamb 1 day in advance. The leg can be roasted 4 to 5 hours in advance; however, it is best right out of the oven. Serve as directed.