Easy Slow Roast Leg of Lamb

  • on May 8, 2020

Easy Slow Roast Leg of Lamb

Cooking lamb can seem so intimidating but my Easy Slow Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe takes the guess work out of a delicious (and healthy) way to enjoy lamb at home! 
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: braised, gluten free, keto, lamb, lowcarb, paleo, primal, roasted, slow cooked
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 431kcal


  • dutch oven


  • 3-4 pound leg of lamb
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 medium onion quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 medium bay leaves
  • 1 medium lemon juiced
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 2 cups chicken bone broth
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh oregano

For the Gravy

  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 450
  • Combine sea salt, pepper, paprika, onion and garlic powders.
  • Rub leg of lamb with ghee. Cover with seasoning mix.
  • Bake seasoned leg of lamb, uncovered in a dutch oven for 30 mintues.
  • Remove lamb from oven, reduce heat to 315.
  • To the dutch oven add onion, garlic, wine, broth, bay leaves, lemon and fresh herbs.
  • Cover and bake for 2-3 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • Remove lid, increase heat to 400 and brown the top of the leg for 15 mintues.
  • Remove the leg from the dutch oven and pick out the fresh herbs and bay leaves.
  • Transfer pan drippings and vegetables to your blender. Add cream. Blend until smooth.
  • Return gravy to the dutch oven, simmer over medium heat until thickened.
  • Enjoy with steamed broccoil to make a meal.


Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 784mg | Potassium: 635mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 17.7mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3.3mg
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