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Roast Leg of Lamb

Ingredients
1 cup dry red wine
1/4cup salad oil
1 onion, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
Salt
1 leg of lamb
Stewed Tomatoes
 
Directions
1. Combine wine, oil, onion, garlic. Tabasco
and salt to taste. Place lamb in a glass or
enameled-ware pan just large enough to
hold it. Pour wine mixture over the top.
Cover and let stand in the refrigerator 6
hours or overnight. Turn meat occasionally.

2. Heat oven to 325F.

3. Remove lamb and pat dry with paper toweling.
Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Insert a meat thermometer into heavy part of leg, being careful not to touch the bone.

4. Roast meat about 25 minutes per pound or to the desired degree of doneness.
Lamb should be pink in the center when it is eaten.
Baste lamb occasionally with the wine marinade.

5. Serve with Stewed Tomatoes.