Tender Braised Lamb Shanks

Tender Braised Lamb Shanks

Picture this: a cozy Sunday evening, the aroma of succulent lamb wafting through the kitchen, and the promise of a truly exceptional dinner. Our Tender Braised Lamb Shanks recipe is a culinary journey that elevates this classic dish to new heights.

Deliciously tender lamb shanks are the star of this recipe, slow-cooked to perfection in a flavorful blend of aromatic spices and hearty broth. This dish is a celebration of bold flavors and comforting textures, making it a standout choice for a special dinner or festive gathering.


  • 4 lamb shanks, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (163°C).
  2. In a large ovenproof pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Sear lamb shanks until browned on all sides; remove and set aside.
  4. Sauté onions and garlic until fragrant.
  5. Add carrots and celery, cooking until softened.
  6. Pour in red wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom.
  7. Return lamb shanks to the pot; add beef broth and rosemary.
  8. Cover and bake for 2.5 to 3 hours, until the lamb is fork-tender.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cook Time: 3 hours

Serves: 4

Indulge in the rich flavors of our Tender Braised Lamb Shanks, a culinary masterpiece that transforms humble ingredients into a gourmet experience.

Nutritional Information: Calories – 450, Protein – 30g, Carbohydrates – 12g, Fat – 28g

Make your next dinner memorable with this exquisite dish that brings people together around the table, savoring every delicious bite. Cheers to good food, great company, and unforgettable moments!

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