Santorini Roasted Leg of Lamb

Total Time
6hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 6 hrs

A succulent slow-roasted leg of lamb with herbs, lemons and red wine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim excess fat and silver skin from lamb leg.
  2. Make crisscross cut in both sides of leg, about 1/2 inch deep.
  3. Mix all other ingredients, except lemons, together and allow wet ingredients to partially hydrate dried herbs for 15 minutes.
  4. Place lamb in roasting pan and rub marinade all over lamb on both sides, making sure to get lots into the cuts. Squeeze lemons gently over lamb.
  5. Cut up potatoes and onions if desired and place around roast, along with lemons.
  6. Cover and roast at 300 degrees until internal temperature reaches 170.
  7. degrees, approximately 30 minutes per pound.
  8. Remove cover and roast at 425 degrees until skin is browned.
Most Helpful

5 5

very nice very flavourful lamb- i fear i overcooked it tho for my inlaws my father in law kept checking on it ans said it needed longer. i like lamb pink in the middle he doesnt. next time i may turn it down and do it over a longer time or have it pink with my husband

4 5

This was a very flavorful roast lamb! We enjoyed it so much! I roasted the lamb with carrots, potatoes and onions and served with the juices accumulated while roasting. Thank you, Auntie Mags : )