Roast Leg of Mutton or Lamb

Preparation info

  • Serves up to


    People For a 10 pound Leg
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About


  • 1 leg of mutton or lamb several garlic cloves (at least 1 per pound of meat), peeled
  • ½ pound


Preheat the oven to 500°. Trim the leg of mutton or lamb of all fat. Insert the peeled cloves of garlic throughout the leg, piercing the meat where necessary with a knife but avoiding cutting into the choice cuts. Put the leg in the oven on a large shallow roasting pan. If you have a l