Lamb Shanks W/ White Beans & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

READY IN: 6hrs 20mins
Recipe by mermaidmagic

A Cuisinart slow cooker recipe. Prep time does not include time to soak beans.

Top Review by Peter J

Delicious! The shanks were wonderfully tender and the beans, sun-dried tomatoes and other seasonings worked really well together.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans overnight (8 hours or more) in water to cover by 3 inches.
  2. Drain and pick over beans and rinse.
  3. Place the beans in the slow cooker.
  4. Trim the lamb shanks of as much visible fat and silver skin as possible.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. When hot, add the seasoned lamb shanks and brown well on all sides.
  8. Remove and reserve.
  9. Pour off excess fat from the pan.
  10. Reduce heat to low and add chopped onions and garlic.
  11. Cook over low heat until onions are softened and translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  12. Stir onion mixture into slow cooker with the beans.
  13. Add sun-dried tomatoes, sun-dried tomato oil, and rosemary.
  14. Tuck the browned lamb shanks into the bean mixture.
  15. Add the stock and wine.
  16. Set to cook on low setting for 6 hours.
  17. Remove lamb shanks, degrease using a fat mop.
  18. Mash some of the beans if desired.

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