Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Herbs

A tasty springtime recipe that’s so easy to prepare, you can’t help but love it! (Most kindly provided by Lava Lake Lamb and the American Lamb Board.)

Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Herbs

Course Main
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 556 kcal


  • 3 lbs boneless American lamb leg butterflied
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp organic basil dried
  • 1 tbsp organic oregano dried
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp organic ground black pepper


  1. Blend oil with basil, oregano, garlic and pepper; pour half over meat and brush over both sides.
  2. Grill lamb over medium coals in covered grill, about 6 inches from coals, for 20 to 25 minutes per side.
  3. Baste occasionally with remaining herbed olive oil.
  4. Rest lamb for about 10 minutes; slice lamb crosswise at a diagonal slant.

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