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Hearty Braised Lamb Shanks

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Yield: Serves 6.

A big, hearty dish, perfect when you know everybody has the hungries.

Ingredients:

  • 6 1-pound lamb shanks
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups beef bouillon or stock
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf

Instructions:

Rub the lamb shanks with the garlic clove and brown in oil. Remove from the pan. Sauté the chopped onion in the oil. Place the shanks and onion in a covered oven casserole and add the other ingredients, mixed together. Bake in a 325 degrees F oven for 1-1/2 hours, or until the lamb is tender.

Strain the stock and skim off the fat. Serve the shanks with the stock in dinner-size flat soup bowls, with new potatoes sprinkled with fresh chopped parsley.

Updated Monday, July 23rd, 2007
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