Lamb Shank Italian Way

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This lamb is slowly cooked with vegetables in a delicious sauce seasoned with Italian herbs. The lamb is so tender it will melt in your mouth. Serve with acorn squash and sweet potato mash or just simple mashed potatoes

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. grape seed oil
  • 2 medium size lamb shanks
  • Sea salt and GF ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 carrots, cut lengthwise
  • 2 celery stalks, cut lengthwise
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced + 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tbsp. GF paprika
  • 1/4 cup red wine + 1 cup of water
  • 1 GF bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of rosemary or 2 tsp. GF dried rosemary
  • 3 Tbsp. pure tomato paste
  • 1 large tomato, roughly chopped
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Generously season the lamb shank with salt and pepper
  • In a large ovenproof pot heat oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb shank on brown on all sides. Remove from pot and set aside
  • Reduce the heat to low and add vegetables and paprika. Cook for 3 minutes stirring occasionally. Return lamb back to the pot and add remaining ingredients. Stir to combine
  • Cover and place in the oven. Cook for 2 1/2 hours turning shank halfway and adding a little water if needed. When serving, carefuly remove shank on a platter and pour the sauce with vegetables over the shank


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