||Lamb Baked In Paper
||greek, Meats, Main dish
1 Leg of lamb *
2 oz Feta or Kasseri (or more)
1 ts Thyme
1 ts Spearmint flakes
1 ts Oregano
2 Garlic cloves
2 Lemons, juice only
1 tb Salt
Pepper to taste
*Note: Lamb shanks may be substituted for leg of lamb.
Wipe meat with damp cloth. Make incisions with small sharp knife on all
sides of leg or shanks. Insert pieces of garlic clove and cheese. Rub with
lemon juice. Sprinkle with herbs, salt and pepper. Wrap securely in heavy
paper twice. Use greaseproof paper such as cooking parchment or oil brown
paper. (do not use aluminum foil. It prevents browning.) Tie with string.
Bake a leg for 2 1/2 hours in 350 F oven. Bake 2 hours if using shanks.
From: "The Complete Greek Cookbook" by Theresa Karas Yianilos. Avenel
Books, New York.
Typed for you by Karen Mintzias