Purchased from the Black Estate in Dallas, Texas in 1990. My mother has made this on several occasions and says it is delicious. Dated and source unknown.
- 1 crown roast of Lamb
- 3 garlic cloves, peeled and slivered
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1-tablespoon fresh rosemary
- 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
- 12 new potatoes, peeled
- 1-tablespoon salt
- 1 bunch parsley
- Preheat oven to 450.
- Make small incisions in the meaty part of the Lamb every few inches and insert slivers of garlic.
- Paint the meat well with olive oil or rub with softened butter.
- Sprinkle all over with rosemary and pepper.
- Crumple a ball of aluminum foil and stuff in the center.
- Place on a small rack and surround with the potatoes in a low roasting pan just large enough to hold it.
- Place in the oven and immediately turn the heat down to 400.
- Roast until done, about 30 minutes.
- Remove the foil ball and immediately salt the meat.
- Remove to a warmed platter, and let rest 5-to-10 minutes before serving.