Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe


– 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – 3-4 lamb shanks, remove excess fat – Sea salt – Ground black pepper – 1 teaspoon paprika – 3 large carrots, peeled and cut into coins – 1 celery stalk, chopped – 3 mediums tomatoes, quartered – 1 small red onion, roughly chopped – 4 garlic cloves, minced


1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. 2. Pat dry the lamb shanks. Season with salt and pepper and paprika. 3. Heat a large non-stick skillet with 2 Tablespoons olive oil on high heat.

4. Remove the lamb shanks and set aside in a large baking dish. 5. In the same skillet heat 1 Tablespoons of olive oil add the carrot, tomato and onion and saute for about 2 minutes. 

6. Pour wine, broth and tomato puree. Stir and bring to a simmer. Season to taste. 7. Transfer sauce in the baking dish around the lamb shanks. Add thyme, rosemary, parsley and bay leaves.

This Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe is so comforting and easy to make. After a quick sear, the lamb shanks are cooked in the oven with tomatoes, carrots, wine, spices and fresh herbs for two and half hours to create a tender, fall off the bone, flavorful piece of lamb.