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Ready in under 30 minutes, juicy and tender garlic rosemary rack of lamb is an exquisite dish bursting with incredible flavours in each and every bite. | aheadofthyme.com

Garlic Rosemary Rack of Lamb


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  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 rack of lamb

Description

Ready in under 30 minutes, juicy and tender garlic rosemary rack of lamb is an exquisite dish bursting with incredible flavours in each and every bite.


Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 head of garlic, cloves peeled and pressed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried rosemary)
  • 1 (1.5 lb.) rack of lamb,¬†trimmed and frenched
  • salt and¬†ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 F.
  2. Combine olive oil, garlic and rosemary together in a small bowl. Alternatively, combine in a mini food processor until blended.
  3. Season the lamb generously with salt and pepper. Rub a spoonful of the olive oil mixture all over the lamb.
  4. Sear the lamb for 1 to 2 minutes on each side over high heat. Remove from heat.
  5. Brush the remaining olive oil mixture all over the lamb. Place the lamb with the fat side up on a lined baking sheet.
  6. Roast the lamb for 15 minutes for medium rare or 20 minutes for medium. Roast even longer depending on how well done you would like the meat.
  7. Let the lamb rest for 5 minutes before carving.