Lamb Shanks Hestia with Cucumber Raita Recipe

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Lamb Shanks Hestia with Cucumber Raita
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Rinse lamb with cold water; pat dry.
  3. Heat a large Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add 2 lamb shanks; cook 10 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining lamb; remove from pan.
  4. Add onion and garlic to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add dry Marsala; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add broth, tomato sauce, rosemary, salt, pepper, and cinnamon stick.
  5. Return lamb to pan; bring mixture to a simmer. Cover pan and bake at 350° for 1 hour.
  6. Remove lamb mixture from oven; stir in raisins. Cover and bake an additional 45 minutes or until lamb is tender. Remove cinnamon stick; discard. Serve lamb with pan sauce and Cucumber Raita. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
  7. (Totals include Cucumber Raita)
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 249.82 Kcal (1046 kJ)
Calories from fat 76.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.54g 13%
Cholesterol 43.09mg 14%
Sodium 906.56mg 38%
Potassium 329.54mg 7%
Total Carbs 27.82g 9%
Sugars 13.23g 53%
Dietary Fiber 1.72g 7%
Protein 11.75g 23%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 7%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 28.4mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 128.77 Kcal (539 kJ)
Calories from fat 39.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.4g 13%
Cholesterol 22.21mg 14%
Sodium 467.28mg 38%
Potassium 169.86mg 7%
Total Carbs 14.34g 9%
Sugars 6.82g 53%
Dietary Fiber 0.88g 7%
Protein 6.06g 23%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 7%
Iron 0.9mg 10%
Calcium 14.6mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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