Minted Butterflied Leg of Lamb

This lamb is infused with the delicious flavor of mint.

Ingredients

1/2 lamb leg sirloin (ask your butcher to butterfly it)
6 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half lenghtwise
1 tablespoon dried mint, crushed
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°.

Cut twelve 1/2 inch slits in lamb. Insert garlic halves in slits. Combine mint, pepper and salt. Rub over entire surface. Drizzle honey over lamb and rub in to coat. Place in a roasting pan, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Roast approximately 1 hour for medium rare or until meat thermometer registers 140°. Cover meat loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

Serves: 4


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