Roasted Leg of Lamb with North African Spices, Lemon, and Onions

Roasted Leg of Lamb with North African Spices, Lemon, and Onions
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Ingredients

  • 3 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1 pounds medium or small red onions
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 5-to 6-pound bone-in leg of lamb
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons Harissa or Aleppo or Mara's pepper
    • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves
    • 3 tablespoons coarse sea salt
    • 2 teaspoons dried Greek oregano or savory
    • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric

In a spice grinder, a clean coffee grinder, or a mortar, grind the salt, oregano, rosemary, caraway, cumin, and turmeric to a fine powder. Transfer to a bowl and add the harissa and chopped garlic. Add the olive oil to make a thick paste. Make 8 or 9 deep slits all over the lamb and insert some o...

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