Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks in Red Wine Recipe

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Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks in Red Wine
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  1. Preheat oven to 325 F degrees.
  2. Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large frying pan brown the lamb shanks on all sides in the olive oil; remove from pan and put into a large casserole dish to keep warm.
  4. In the same frying pan put in the carrots, onions, garlic, bay leaves and rosemary and cook slowly until nicely colored.
  5. Pour in the red wine, beef stock, and brown sugar into the frying pan and stir gently bringing it to a low boil.
  6. Pour the wine mixture over the lamb shanks; top up with water if needed.
  7. Cover; put in oven and cook for 2 1/2 – 3 hours until very tender.
  8. Remove the lamb shanks and keep warm and skim the fat off the top of the red wine juices.
  9. Mix together the cornflour with just a bit of cold water and whisk the cornflour mixture into the red wine juices until desired consistency.
  10. Serve up on individual plates and enjoy.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1040.42 Kcal (4356 kJ)
Calories from fat 612.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68.1g 105%
Cholesterol 344.74mg 115%
Sodium 446.12mg 19%
Potassium 1098.75mg 23%
Total Carbs 12.02g 4%
Sugars 6.45g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1.72g 7%
Protein 84.85g 170%
Vitamin C 4.9mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 9.2mg 51%
Calcium 71.3mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 161.59 Kcal (677 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.58g 105%
Cholesterol 53.54mg 115%
Sodium 69.29mg 19%
Potassium 170.65mg 23%
Total Carbs 1.87g 4%
Sugars 1g 26%
Dietary Fiber 0.27g 7%
Protein 13.18g 170%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 1.4mg 51%
Calcium 11.1mg 7%

* 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

  • 26.1
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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