2lbboneless lamb loin roastshould be tied into a roll by the butcher, if not, roll and tie tightly with kitchen twine
juice and zest of one lemon
5sprigs’ worth of thyme leaves
freshly ground black pepper
for the baking dish:
1small bunch sage
Preheat oven to 450.
Sprinkle the lamb with lemon juice, thyme, salt and pepper. Place on a skillet and brown on all sides, about 15-20 minutes. The internal temperature should be around 85-90 at the center of the thickest part.
Place the baking dish ingredients in a 1 1/2 quart shallow baking dish, with the lemons forming a single layer.
Top with lamb and roast for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 125.