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    Leg of Lamb With Tzatziki

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 hrs 30 mins

    5 hrs

    30 mins

    UmmBinat's Note:

    ZWT6 Greece. Recipe by Melissa Rubel Jacobson on http://www.foodandwine.com.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    Units: US | Metric

    Tzatziki Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a blender, puree the oil, onion, garlic, dill, lemon juice, zest and oregano. In a baking dish, pour the marinade over the lamb and turn to coat.
    2. 2
      Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
    3. 3
      Make Tzatziki sauce:.
    4. 4
      In a strainer, toss the cucumber with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and let drain for 30 minutes; squeeze dry.
    5. 5
      In a bowl, mix the yogurt, cucumber, dill, zest and garlic; season with salt.
    6. 6
      Serve with the prepared lamb.
    7. 7
      Continue with Lamb:.
    8. 8
      Remove from the refrigerator 1 hour before cooking.
    9. 9
      Light a grill.
    10. 10
      Scrape off the marinade and season the lamb with salt and pepper.
    11. 11
      Grill over moderate heat for 28 minutes, turning once, until medium-rare.
    12. 12
      Transfer to a surface and let rest for 10 minutes.
    13. 13
      Slice the lamb against the grain and serve with tzatziki.

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    Nutritional Facts for Leg of Lamb With Tzatziki

    Serving Size: 1 (363 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 696.6
     
    Calories from Fat 479
    68%
    Total Fat 53.2 g
    81%
    Saturated Fat 19.3 g
    96%
    Cholesterol 160.2 mg
    53%
    Sodium 172.6 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.4 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 5.8 g
    23%
    Protein 44.4 g
    88%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dill sprigs

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