Leg of lamb in the oven

Leg of lamb in the oven on a baking dish

Want to prepare an excellent lunch for your family? Cook this leg of lamb recipe in the oven, it’s traditional, tasty and great for winter lunches.

Category: Meat, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:60 m
Total Time:2:10 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) leg of lamb
  • 1.2kg (2 2/3 pounds) small potatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) white wine
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper sauce
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. In a bowl, put the lemon juice, the chopped garlic, the red pepper sauce, pepper, bay leaf and some salt. Mix with a spoon and drizzle the leg of lamb with this sauce. Let marinate about one hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  3. Wash and peel the potatoes. Place at the bottom of a baking dish the onions cut into round slices and, on top, the leg of lamb together with the marinade and the potatoes. Drizzle everything with olive oil and white wine and bake about an hour or until golden. Occasionally drizzle the potatoes and the lamb with the sauce.
  4. Turn off the oven and serve.
Leg of lamb in the oven
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 840
Total Fat 35 g(54%)
Saturated Fat 8 g(40%)
Cholesterol 160 mg(53%)
Sodium 470 mg(20%)
Total Carbohydrate 64 g(21%)
Protein 60 g


  1. Avatar for Santokh lota
    Santokh lota

    Nice recipes.

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