Delicious and Flavorful Roasted Lamb with Root Vegetables

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Delicious and Flavorful Roasted Lamb with Root Vegetables
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 20, 2023

This roasted lamb with root vegetables recipe is a crowd-pleasing dish that packs a punch of flavor. The succulent lamb is seasoned with aromatic herbs and spices, then roasted to perfection alongside a medley of root vegetables. The result is a tender and juicy lamb with caramelized vegetables that will leave everyone wanting more. This recipe is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy family dinner. With a preparing time of 30 minutes, you can have a gourmet meal on the table in no time. Enjoy the deliciousness of this classic dish!


  • 1 leg of lamb, bone-in
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 parsnips, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the leg of lamb in a roasting pan and rub the herb mixture all over the lamb, ensuring it is evenly coated.
  4. Arrange the carrots, parsnips, potatoes, and onions around the lamb in the roasting pan.
  5. Drizzle the melted butter over the vegetables and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover the roasting pan with foil and roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour.
  7. Remove the foil and increase the oven temperature to 425°F (220°C).
  8. Continue roasting uncovered for another 30 minutes or until the lamb is cooked to your desired doneness and the vegetables are golden and caramelized.
  9. Once done, remove the roasting pan from the oven and let the lamb rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  10. Serve the roasted lamb slices with the caramelized root vegetables and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Roasted lamb is a traditional Easter dish in many cultures.
  • Root vegetables are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  • The aroma of roasted herbs and lamb filling the kitchen is simply irresistible.