Anchovy and Rosemary Roasted Lamb

192 mins (prep 30)
9 ingredients
makes 6 servings
Lamb with anchovy herb paste is a classic Italian preparation. The anchovy doesn't come across as fishy tasting — it simply lends a savory note that blends beautifully with the meat.

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  • 9 flat anchovy fillets, drained and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 (6- to 7-lb) semiboneless leg of lamb (aitchbone removed), all but a thin layer of fat discarded and lamb tied
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • special equipment: a 17- by 11-inch roasting pan (or larger) with a rack; an instant-read thermometer


Serving Size (17.39 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 93.16 Calories from Fat 89.01
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.89g 91.32%
Saturated Fat 1.37g 41.17%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 775.99mg 194.0%
Total Carbohydrate 1.39g 2.77%
Dietary Fiber 0.22 g 5.25%
Sugars 0.03 g %
Protein 0.25g 3.06%
Vitamin A 3.64IU% Vitamin C 0.94mg%
Calcium 8.74mg% Iron 0.17mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
flat, chopped fresh rosemary, a, special equipment