- Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
1 leg of lamb, violently stabbed all over with a knife
3 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
1 tbsp rosemary, chopped
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tbsp cumin seeds
1/4 cup olive oil
2 fresh bay leaves, broken into pieces
Mix together the garlic, thyme, rosemary, pepper, cumin and olive oil. Rub this mixture into the lamb leg. Insert pieces of bay leaves into the the knife slits, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
Heat the oven to 425 F and roast the lamb for 30 minutes, then lower the temperature to 350 F and continue to cook for 1 hour.