Moroccan lamb shanks recipe

Moroccan lamb shanks recipe

Made with Double concentrated tomato paste

When you need a strong and intense taste of tomato, tomato paste is your choice. It works together superbly with our other products to intensify the flavor and texture of the tomato.

cooking sketch (COOK TIME: 60+ min)


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 frenched lamb shanks
  • 1 large brown onion, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Middle Eastern spice mix
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup dried pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 long strips lemon peel
  • 400 g can Mutti ‘Polpa’ Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Mutti Tomato Paste Double Concentrated
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • pearl couscous
  • steamed beans

Tip: Moroccan lamb shanks can also be served with rice or mashed potato, if preferred.

We also recommend this calf liver recipe!

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Moroccan lamb shanks recipe: Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160ºC.
  2. Heat oil in a large flameproof casserole dish over a high heat. Cook lamb shanks, turning frequently until browned. Remove lamb and pour off excess oil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, capsicum and carrot and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add spice mix, garlic and ginger and cook stirring for 1 minute longer. Add dates, honey, lemon peel, polpa, tomato paste and stock and stir to combine. Return lamb shanks to dish. Cover and place in oven. Cook for 2 hours.
  4. Serve Moroccan lamb shanks with Pearl couscous and beans.

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Also made with: Double concentrated tomato paste

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