Braised Lamb Shanks With Mushrooms and Pasta

READY IN: 3hrs




  • Set oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a large Dutch oven or oven-proof pot heat oil over high heat.
  • Season lamb shanks with salt and pepper then brown on both sides (about 6-7 minutes per side) transfer to a platter or plate.
  • Add in onions, garlic, mushrooms, thyme, majoram and crushed red pepper; saute for about 7-8 minutes or until veggies are tender.
  • Return the lamb back to the pot.
  • Add in wine and bring to a boil; simmer for about 6-8 minutes.
  • Add in broth, Worcestershire sauce and crushed tomatoes; bring back to a boil.
  • Cover the pot and transfer to the oven to cook for about 2-1/2 - 3 hours, or until the lamb is very tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper about the last 30 minutes or cooking.
  • Meanwhile cook the pasta in boiling salted water until JUST firm-tender; drain and place the pasta in a large bowl.
  • Spoon the sauce over the cooked pasta, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, then place the shanks on top.
  • Serve and pass more Parmesan cheese separatel at the table.