Lamb Leg with Roasted Potatoes


  • 6 to 7 lbs. American lamb leg, trimmed of visible fat
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 medium red potatoes
  • 6 rosemary sprigs
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup marmalade
  • 1 tbsp. mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed


  1. Coat potatoes with oil and place around edge of roasting pan. Sprinkle potatoes with kosher salt. Place rack in pan and arrange lamb roast on rack. Season lamb with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Roast at 325 degrees.
  3. Combine marmalade, mustard seeds and thyme. Halfway though roasting, baste lamb with marmalade mixture.
  4. Roast to desired degree of doneness. When lamb is done, cover and allow to stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Slice and serve with roasted potatoes.