1 (6 pound ) leg of lamb
 2 teaspoons salt
 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
 1 teaspoon dried whole rosemary
 1/4 cup butter, melted
 mint sauce or mint jelly (optional)
 fresh mint leaves (optional)
 
 Place lamb, fat side up, in a shallow roasting pan.  Combine 
 seasonings and butter.  Brush butter mixture evenly over lamb.
 Bake 325 degrees for 2 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer
 registers 160 degrees.  Let stand 10 minutes before carving.
 May serve with mint sauce and garnish with fresh mint leaves.