More Sites

Slow cooked lamb shanks

Womans~Day
Cooking time
More than 2 hours
Type
Lamb shanks
Easy
4 stars - based on 3 reviews
Slow cooked lamb shanks

Ingredients

  • 4-6 frenched lamb shanks
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup red wine
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • sprig rosemary
  • mashed potato, to serve

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C.

  2. Dust shanks lightly with flour. Heat oil in a flameproof casserole dish. Cook shanks 3-4 minutes, turning, until browned. Set aside.

  3. Saute carrot, onion, garlic and spices in same pan 4-5 minutes. Return shanks to pan with tomatoes, wine, stock and rosemary.

  4. Bake, covered 1½ hours. Place on stove top. Simmer, uncovered 25-30 minutes, until meat is tender and sauce has thickened. Season and serve with mashed potato.


TOP TIP
  • Use a second quantity to make pies. Shred meat from bones and return to sauce. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Make pies by spooning defrosted lamb among 4 pie dishes. Cut 1 sheet puff pastry into quarters and cover each dish. Brush with beaten egg. Bake on high, 200°C, 20-25 minutes, until golden.

More inspiration

Fruit and veg countdown to health and happinessFruit and veg countdown to health and happinessIf you're confused about how much fruit and veg you should have in your diet, you've got good reason to be. There's plenty of professional advice out there and the advice is being applied to not just... Sandwiches surprise major source of dietary saltSandwiches surprise major source of dietary saltIn something of a health warning for sanger lovers Down Under, US researchers have found Americans get as much as 46 percent of their recommended dietary intake of salt in sandwiches daily. Juices with more sugar than Red Bull revealedJuices with more sugar than Red Bull revealedJuice drinkers, if you think you're quenching your thirst with a healthy alternative to soft drink, prepare yourself for a sugary shock. Our survey of drinks confirms earlier research that some...
advertisement
Get great recipes on your mobile wherever you are.
Scroogiest scientific way to cut a cakeScroogiest scientific way to cut a cake