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    Red Wine Braised Center-Cut Beef Shanks

    Red Wine Braised Center-Cut Beef Shanks. Photo by Chef #848413

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    Total Time:

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    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    Chef #848413's Note:

    Center-Cut Beef Shanks braised in Merlot Wine, fine fresh herbs and serve over Egg Noodles.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a braising pan heat 3-tablespoons olive oil, onions, carrots and saute until tender. Add garlic and saute for a minute.
    2. 2
      In a bowl add olive oil, sea salt, black pepper and wisk. Toss beef shanks one at a time in oil.
    3. 3
      Place 2 beef-shanks in braising pan and sear on both sides, remove from pan and set aside. Sear remaining beef shanks and place all beef- shanks into the pan.
    4. 4
      Add 1/2 cup Merlot wine and reduce wine by one-half.
    5. 5
      Add beef stock, tomatoes, tomato paste, bring to a full boil and reduce to simmer.
    6. 6
      Place fresh herbs, juniper berries, peppercorns in cheesecloth, tie with string and place in pan. Place a tight fitting lid over pan and braise 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until beef is tender.
    7. 7
      Remove beef-shanks and hold warm. Strain beef stock and cook egg noodles in beef stock until tender.
    8. 8
      Divide noodles into warm bowls and place 1 Center-Cut Beef Shank on top. Add beef broth and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
    9. 9
      Chef's Note: Use a good quality Repertoire Wine2006 2006; Harmony Cellars, Paso Robles, Calif.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 01, 2011

      55

      I had two beef shanks that I had to get out of the freezer and use so I found your recipe and I had all of the ingredients except the juniper berries. I cut the recipe in half and in place of the juniper berries I added some gin Ha! It was fantastic!Thanks so much for sharing this recipe, it has gone into my Favorites cookbook to do again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Red Wine Braised Center-Cut Beef Shanks

    Serving Size: 1 (871 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 768.7
     
    Calories from Fat 179
    23%
    Total Fat 19.9 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 95.7 mg
    31%
    Sodium 2627.9 mg
    109%
    Total Carbohydrate 104.5 g
    34%
    Dietary Fiber 8.4 g
    33%
    Sugars 12.3 g
    49%
    Protein 23.5 g
    47%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    beef shanks

    lemon thyme

    fresh rosemary

    winter savory

    juniper berries

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