ingredients 6 Shallots (minced)
4 Garlic Cloves (minced)
1/4 cup Fresh Rosemary
1/4 cup Fresh Oregano
2 tablespoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Coriander Seeds (toasted and crushed)
1 tablespoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 1/2 tablespoon Kosher Salt
instructions For the Leg of Lamb: Mix together in a medium bowl the shallots, garlic, rosemary, oregano, sugar, coriander, red pepper flakes, and salt.
ingredients 1 6-pound Bone-in Leg of Lamb
instructions Rub the mixture all over the surface of the lamb. Place in a large glass baking dish, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.
instructions Remove the lamb from the baking dish, rinse off the seasonings, and pat dry. Let the lamb sit a room temperature for 1 hour.
instructions Preheat the oven to 375F.
instructions Heat a roasting pan or large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the lamb and brown on all sides, 7 to 10 minutes.
instructions Transfer the lamb, fat side up, to a roasting rack set into a roasting pan. If you have extra rosemary lay the sprigs over the lamb with a drizzle of olive oil over the top. Roast until the lamb reaches an internal temperature of 140F, about 1 1/2 hours.
instructions Remove the lamb from the pan and set it aside to rest for 20 minutes.
instructions Slice and serve.
instructions For the Potatoes: Position 1 rack in top third and 1 rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 375°.
ingredients Nonstick vegetable cooking oil spray
instructions Spray 2 large rimmed baking sheets with nonstick spray.
ingredients 4 pounds Unpeeled Fingerling Potatoes (rinsed and halved lengthwise)
1/2 cup Olive Oil
Kosher salt and black pepper
instructions Toss potatoes with 1/2 cup olive oil in large bowl. Sprinkle generously with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Spread potatoes in single layer on baking sheets, dividing equally. Roast 30 minutes.
ingredients 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
6 tablespoons Fresh Chopped Dill
4 teaspoons Finely grated Lemon Peel
instructions Meanwhile, whisk extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, dill, and lemon peel in small bowl to blend for dressing.
ingredients 24 Garlic Cloves (sliced)
instructions Toss garlic and 2 tablespoons dressing in another small bowl. Divide garlic mixture between baking sheets with potatoes and toss; reverse baking sheets and continue to roast until potatoes are tender and brown around edges, about 15 minutes longer.
instructions Toss roasted potatoes in large bowl with enough of remaining dressing to coat and serve.
ingredients 2 cups Greek Yogurt
instructions For the Tzatziki Sauce: Put the yogurt in cheesecloth-lined strainer and set over a bowl and let drain for 24 hours in the refrigerator.
ingredients 1 Cucumber
instructions Peel and dice the cucumber, sprinkle it with salt and place in a strainer at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours to drain.
ingredients Juice and Zest of 2 Lemons
2 tablespoons Chopped Fresh Mint
1 tablespoon Minced Garlic
1 tablespoon Minced Shallot
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
instructions Stir together the yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice and zest, mint, garlic, and shallot in a medium bowl until thoroughly combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper.