Festive Lamb Crown Roast with Oven Roasted Vegetables

Looking for an entrée that makes a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table as well? This Festive Lamb Crown Roast with Oven Roasted Vegetables is just the ticket. 

Festive Lamb Crown Roast with Oven Roasted Vegetables

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

105 minutes

Serves

6 people

Looking for an entrée that makes a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table as well? This Festive Lamb Crown Roast with Oven Roasted Vegetables is just the ticket.

It’s an herb-and-garlic encrusted crown roast with roasted vegetables served in the center. It’s dramatic and beautiful.

This recipe is shared by our friends at the American Lamb Board.

Ingredients

  • 2 heads garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons chopped herbs (rosemary, basil and thyme)
  • 1 American Lamb crown roast, cap removed from ribs
  • Salt and coarse ground pepper
  • Oven roasted vegetables

Preparation

  • 1 Cut 1/2 inch off the tops of the garlic. Place in small metal pan and drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil. Roast in 375°F oven for 1 hour. Cool and squeeze soft garlic cloves into small bowl. Mash with remaining 1 tablespoon oil; set aside.
  • 2 In small skillet, melt butter and add bread crumbs. Stir and cook until browned.
  • 3 Pour into bowl and mix in herbs.
  • 4 Place roast in roasting pan. Rub garlic mixture over outside of roast. Generously season lamb with salt and pepper. Pat on bread crumb mixture.
  • 5 Roast at 375°F for about 45 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.
  • 6 Remove roast from oven, pour roasted vegetables in center, cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Carve and serve 2 to 3 chops per serving.
NUTRITION:
  • Calories 503
  • Protein 46
  • Carbohydrates 11
  • Fat 29
  • Fat Calories 53
  • Cholesterol 157
  • Fiber 1
  • Sodium 180

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