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Middle Eastern Grilled Lamb

No recipe image available.Middle Eastern spices and mint give this roast an exotic flair.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 pounds boned lamb roast
4 tablespoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground allspice
1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare a grill.
  2. Place lamb in a 13 x 9-inch microwave-safe baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together garlic, cinnamon, allspice, mint and olive oil. Spread evenly over the lamb. Cover and microwave on medium for about 20 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 110°F to 120°F (45°C to 50°C).
  4. Remove the lamb to a grill and cook on medium-high until the surface blackens and the meat is tender (a meat thermometer should register 155° for medium doneness). Let stand for at least 10 minutes before carving.

Makes 10 servings.