Dijon Crusted Leg of Lamb Roast with Mint Sauce


  • 1 leg of lamb roast
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dijon
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup packed mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp seeded mustard
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Step 1

    Heat oven to 325. In a roasting pan that can go from stove to oven, slowly heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

  • Step 2

    Combine the panko and dijon to make a paste. Gently pat all over the leg of lamb.

  • Step 3

    Brown all sides of the leg of lamb until lightly browned.

  • Step 4

    Put the pan into the oven and let roast until a thermometer reads 135 degrees F.

  • Step 5

    While the leg of lamb is roasting combine mint, shallots, mustard and vinegar and process until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil.

  • Step 6

    Once the leg of lamb is cooked remove it from the oven and let sit for about 10 – 15 minutes.