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Bacon Wrapped Leg of Lamb

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Weave, BBQ, Big green egg, Lamb
Servings: 8
Calories: 480kcal



  • Layout bacon on parchment paper starting with 8 strips not overlapping but right next to each other, then start at the top weaving in slices in the opposite direction to make a bacon weave.
  • Remove any string or netting from leg of lamb, pat dry and season liberally with bbq rub seasoning.
  • Set lamb in the middle of your bacon lattice, using the parchment fold the bacon over the lamb and continue to roll until bacon is completely covering lamb and the seam of the bacon is tucked underneath.
  • Place lamb on a grill tray, smoke at approximately 300 degrees for about 90 minutes checking the internal temperature every 30 minutes.
  • Once temperature reaches 130 degrees F. Brush AlternaSweets Sweet & Smokey BBQ Sauce over the bacon then smoke until lamb reaches an internal temperature of 140 degrees F.
  • Remove lamb from smoker and let rest with a piece of foil over top the lamb for 10-15 minutes before slicing.


Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 635mg | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 3.8mg