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Springtime Lamb Loin Roast with Apricot Glaze

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 25 min.
Piquant horseradish and sweet apricot jam add plenty of character to this roast.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot jam
  • 1 Tbs prepared ground horseradish
  • 1 Tbs prepared mustard
  • 2 1/2 lbs lamb loin roast. rolled and tied
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp seasoned pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, blend apricot jam, horseradish, and mustard; set aside.
  • Using a roasting pan with rack, place lamb on rack.
  • Brush with olive oil and rub with rosemary, garlic, and seasoned pepper.
  • Roast lamb in 350ºF oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or to desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium, or 170ºF for well.
  • Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Internal temperature will rise approximately 10 degrees.
  • During last 30 minutes of roasting, brush with apricot jam glaze several times.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 319
  Calories from Fat 85 (27%)
(15%)Total Fat 9g
(16%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(40%)Cholesterol 121mg
(7%)Sodium 165mg
(17%)Potassium 587mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 17g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(79%)Protein 39g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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