It seems that almost all the lamb recipes you see call for rosemary, but I am a fan of tarragon so i used it here and then coated the lamb with a parmesan dijon mixture that makes for a wonderful piquant crust on the meat. —LeBec Fin
boned lamb top with as much fat removed as possible
peeled garlic cloves, slivered
red wine vinegar
dried tarragon, rubbed between your palms
Poke narrow slits all over top and sides of lamb; insert garlic slivers.Combine other ingredients and mix with lamb. Let sit 2 hours or cover and refrigerate overnight.
Coating and Roasting Lamb
Remove lamb from frig 2 -3 hours before roasting. Coat top and sides with dijon. When ready to cook, combine the bread crumbs and parmesan and press onto the dijon.(Make more coating if needed.) Drizzle with melted butter and roast at 350 degrees until internal temperature is 130 degrees for rare. Remove from oven and let sit 10 minutes before carving.
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