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Recipe Of The Month: Red Wine & Garlic Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks

These fabulously tender lamb shanks are bound to please your loved ones.

20m prep – 1h 15m cook – 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 4 lamb shanks, trimmed
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) red wine
  • 700ml bottle Italian cooking sauce
  • 600g Sebago (brushed) potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) low-fat milk, warmed
  • 250g green beans
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh continental parsley
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated
  • 1 garlic clove, extra, crushed

Method:

Step 1

Heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over a medium-high heat. Season flour with salt and pepper then coat lamb in flour, shaking off excess. Add to pan and cook, turning often, for 5-6 minutes or until browned. Remove from pan. Add onion and garlic, and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened slightly.

Step 2

Increase heat to high and add wine to pan. Cook for 2 minutes. Stir in cooking sauce and bring to a simmer. Add lamb shanks to pan. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, for 1-1 1/2 or until lamb is very tender. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Meanwhile, cook potatoes in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender. Drain well, mash and beat in milk. Steam beans. Combine parsley, lemon and extra garlic.

Step 4

Divide lamb shanks and sauce among serving bowls. Top with parsley mixture. Serve with mashed potato and beans.

 

Recipe courtesy of:  https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/red-wine-garlic-slow-cooked-lamb-shanks/f2444556-e863-4261-ae34-52cc9157beec

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