Tender and Flavourful: A Recipe for Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are a hearty and flavourful cut of meat that are perfect for slow-cooking. When cooked low and slow, they become tender and flavourful, and the meat falls off the bone.

If you're looking for a recipe that will warm you up on a cold day, this slow-cooked lamb shank recipe is just what you need. It's simple to make, but it delivers a rich and complex flavour that's sure to impress.

So let's get started!


  • 4 lamb shanks - Purchase yours HERE
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.

  2. In a large Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

  3. Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper on both sides.

  4. Add the lamb shanks to the Dutch oven and cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until browned.

  5. Remove the lamb shanks from the Dutch oven and set them aside.

  6. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery to the Dutch oven.

  7. Cook the vegetables for 5-7 minutes, or until they're softened.

  8. Add the beef broth, red wine, tomato paste, rosemary, and thyme to the Dutch oven.

  9. Bring the mixture to a simmer and then add the lamb shanks back into the pot.

  10. Cover the Dutch oven with a lid and transfer it to the oven.

  11. Bake for 2-3 hours, or until the lamb shanks are tender and falling off the bone.

  12. Remove the Dutch oven from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.


These slow-cooked lamb shanks are the perfect comfort food for a chilly evening. The combination of red wine, rosemary, and thyme creates a rich and complex flavour that perfectly complements the tender meat.

So the next time you're looking for a hearty and delicious meal, give this lamb shank recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

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