Healthy Meal Prep
Roasted Orange Leg of Lamb Recipe

Roasted Orange Leg of Lamb


This leg of lamb seasoned with dry mustard and roasted with orange juice is a main dish fit for a crowd that's simple yet delicious.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt, or as needed
  • 1 (3 pound) leg of lamb
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice, or more as needed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ cup water, or more as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Grease a roasting pan with olive oil.
  2. Rub seasoned salt over leg of lamb.
  3. Mix flour and mustard together in a bowl. Rub over leg of lamb. Transfer to the prepared roasting pan.
  4. Roast leg of lamb in the preheated oven until browned, about 20 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Add orange juice, onion, and water to the roasting pan. Continue baking lamb, basting with orange juice and water every 30 minutes, until tender, about 2 1/2 hours.

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Nutritional Information

Roasted Orange Leg of Lamb

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 247.3
% Daily Value *
protein: 47 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
fat: 13 %
saturated fat: 12 %
cholesterol: 22 %
vitamin a iu: 3 %
niacin equivalents: 80 %
vitamin b6: 12 %
vitamin c: 30 %
folate: 15 %
calcium: 3 %
iron: 14 %
magnesium: 11 %
potassium: 11 %
sodium: 16 %
thiamin: 24 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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