Diva Tasting: Leg of Lamb Greek Vegetables…

Leg of Lamb Greek Vegetables

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 1 (16 Ounce) Container Plain Yogurt

  • 4 Sprigs Fresh Rosemary, Leaves Stripped

  • 1/2 Bunch Fresh Parsley, Stems Removed

  • 1/2 Head Garlic, Peeled And Smashed

  • 1 1/2 Lemons, Zested

  • 1 Leg Of Lamb

For roasting:

  • 2 large onions, quartered

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt

  • 3 tablespoons ground black pepper

  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped

  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, stems removed

  • 1/2 head garlic

  • 1 1/2 lemons, zested

Directions

  1. Mix yogurt, 4 sprigs of rosemary, 1/2 bunch of parsley, smashed garlic, and zest of 1 1/2 lemons in a large bowl. Place the leg of lamb in the yogurt mixture and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 24 to 48 hours.

  2. The next day, preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spread onions on the bottom of a roasting pan. Remove lamb from the marinade, rinse and pat dry. Set aside.

  3. Place olive oil, salt, pepper, 4 sprigs of rosemary, 1/2 bunch of parsley, 1/2 head of garlic, and zest of 1 1/2 lemons in a food processor. Process until the mixture becomes a smooth paste. Rub leg of lamb with the paste, and place on top of the onions in the roasting pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Continue baking until desired doneness, 40 to 50 minutes for medium. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Greek Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 Lemon Zested
  • Sea Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste
  • 6 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 10 Red Potatoes, Cut Into Quarters
  • 1 Package of Cremini Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 2 Large Zucchini Cut In Half Lengthwise, Then Cut Into 1-Inch Moons

Directions

  1. Cook and stir the garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the potatoes, mushrooms, and zucchini. Cover the skillet and cook the vegetables over high heat for 5 minutes. Stir, replace the lid, and reduce the heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with Lemon Zest and serve hot.
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