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    Lamb Shanks Mediterranean

    Lamb Shanks Mediterranean. Photo by lazyme

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    3 hrs 55 mins

    25 mins

    3 hrs 30 mins

    loof's Note:

    This one-pot dish cooks low and slow to create a hearty and flavorful Greek-inspired dish. From "365 Easy One-Dish Meals"....

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    1. 1
      Chop the onions, zucchini, carrots, and garlic.
    2. 2
      In a large stock pot or dutch oven, heat the oil over medium high heat. Cook the lamb shanks, 2 at a time, turning until browned on all sides. Remove shanks to a plate.
    3. 3
      Drain off all but 1 tablespoon drippings from the pan. Add the onions and cook about 8 minutes until golden. Stir in zucchini and carrots and cook, stirring, about 3 minutes.
    4. 4
      Stir in garlic, basil, oregano, mint, tomato sauce, and wine. Heat to boiling. Add lamb shanks and press them into the sauce.
    5. 5
      Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer 3-3 1/2 hours, until lamb is very tender and falls away from the bone.
    6. 6
      Stir in lemon juice, olives, and pepper. Serve over orzo or rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 24, 2013


      Great shanks. I made as directed but used fresh mint from the garden and used a mixture of Greek olives that I got at the deli. Simple and so good. Thanks loof for sharing. Made for ZWT9.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lamb Shanks Mediterranean

    Serving Size: 1 (879 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1275.5
    Calories from Fat 618
    Total Fat 68.7 g
    Saturated Fat 24.8 g
    Cholesterol 408.0 mg
    Sodium 1001.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 25.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
    Sugars 12.4 g
    Protein 123.7 g

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