Hardwood Grilled Leg of Lamb

Hardwood Grilled Leg of Lamb

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Recipe Rating: 3.4807
Serves 8
Grilling a leg of lamb is worth every moment of effort; the smoky, tender results don't disappoint. Serve slices of this impressive main course alongside roasted sweet potatoes or potato salad.
Ingredients: 
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 (3-pound) boneless leg of lamb
  • Hardwood charcoal
  • Mesquite wood chips (optional)
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Method: 
Put vinegar, oil, rosemary, garlic, pepper, sugar, and salt into a wide, shallow dish and stir together to make a marinade. Remove netting or string from leg of lamb and lay out flat in dish. Turn to coat with marinade, then cover dish and refrigerate, turning several times, for 6 to 24 hours.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 280 calories (180 from fat), 20g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 75mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 2g carbohydrates, 22g protein.
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