Moroccan lamb shanks recipe

Moroccan lamb shanks recipe

Made with Double Concentrated Tomato Paste

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(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.

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  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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