Italian Marinated Leg of Lamb
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 5 mins
Skip the fussy lamb recipes- this Italian Marinated Lamb is the easiest, most delicious recipe for roasted leg of lamb with only 3 ingredients!
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 540 kcal
Author: Courtney O'Dell
  • 5 lb lamb lwg of lMB
  • 6 cloves arlic
  • 12 OZ italian dressing
  • dry white wine
  1. Poke holes in leg of lamb, stuff with garlic.
  2. Add dressing to a large plastic bag, add lamb in.
  3. Refrigerate overnight to let lamb marinate.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  5. In a heavy dutch oven, sear lamb on all sides (reserve the marinade in the bag to baste the lamb if it dries out).
  6. Place in oven (if adding wine, add it to the dutch oven as lamb goes in).
  7. Cook 1/2 hour for each pound of meat (around 2-3 hours for a 4-5 pound leg of lamb).
Nutrition Facts
Italian Marinated Leg of Lamb
Amount Per Serving
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 249mg 83%
Sodium 257mg 11%
Potassium 1043mg 30%
Protein 78g 156%
Calcium 4.5%
Iron 40.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.