Boneless, Herb-Crusted Leg of Pork

8 Servings 25 minutes

A boneless fresh leg of pork is a welcome break from usual holiday fare. A simple rub of dried rosemary, sage and other herbs lends flavor and a touch of elegance to this easy roast.


  • 4-pound boneless leg of pork, (fresh ham)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crusted
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, cracked
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, or ¼ teaspoon table salt


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Brush surface of pork with oil.
  • In a small bowl, combine paprika, sage, rosemary, garlic, pepper and salt. Rub herb mixture over surface of pork.
  • Place on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast for 1 hour (about 15 minutes per pound) or until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145°F.
  • Remove roast from oven; let rest about 10 minutes.