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Butterflied Leg of Lamb à la Provençale

As summer is winding down and the grilling season for many of us is coming to an end, I’d like to propose an easy and delicious alternative to the usual burgers, brats, dogs and ribs.Butterflied Leg of Lamb Provençale

Unless you’re experienced at butterflying, ask your butcher to do this for you. That’s the only tricky part. If you do try it yourself, make sure that the meat is the same thickness across the surface so it will cook evenly.

This is one of the most delicious and spectacular dishes you can cook on your grill. Your guests will be totally wowed by how fabulous it tastes, and how quickly it cooks. I made it for my friends Sunday afternoon. It disappeared quickly along with the Niçoise Potato Salad below and a delicious leafy greens salad contributed by one of my guests. We washed it down with several bottles of delicious Gigondas – perhaps the perfect accompaniment to a Provençal lamb dish. Read more »

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