Recipe courtesy of Jack McDavid

Roasted Leg of Spring Lamb with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Juice and Portobello and Eggplant Ratatouille

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Ingredients

Portobello and Eggplant Ratatouille:

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Juice:

Roasted Leg of Lamb:

Directions

  1. Portobello and Eggplant Ratatouille: Place the portobellos, eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, onion, pepper, jalapeno and cherry tomatoes in a large bowl. Add olive oil and toss. Season with salt and pepper. Spread the vegetables in a single layer over grill. Grill over medium heat for 4 minutes. Turn and cook 4 more minutes. Starting with the tomatoes, remove all the vegetables from the grill. Place the vegetables on a cutting board and chop coarsely. Add garlic, rosemary, basil and salt and pepper to taste. Allow to sit 1/2 hour. After 1/2 hour drain 1/2 cup of the juice from the vegetables and save for the Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Juice.;
  2. Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Juice: Puree the garlic, rosemary, olive oil and ratatouille juice in a blender. Season with salt and pepper.;
  3. Roasted Leg of Lamb: Combine garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper in a bowl, or mortar, and crush together. Add oil and rub the mixture over the lamb vigorously, forcing the mixture into the meat. Skewer the lamb and place on a spit. Roast the lamb 1 1/2 hours over medium heat. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Take the bone out and slice the leg into 1/4-inch slices. Arrange slices into a circle around the outside of a platter. Place the ratatouille in the center and drizzle juice around the lamb.