Moroccan Lamb Shanks with Tomato Paste

Moroccan Lamb Shanks with Tomato Paste

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 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 frenched lamb shanks
  • 1 large brown onion, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Middle Eastern spice mix
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp finely grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup dried pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 4 long strips lemon peel
  • 14 oz Mutti® Crushed Tomatoes (Polpa)
  • 2 tbsp Mutti® Double Concentrated Tomato Paste (Doppio Concentrato)
  • 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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Moroccan Lamb Shanks with Tomato Paste: Method

  1. Preheat oven to 320°F.
  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, Mutti® Crushed Tomatoes (Polpa), Mutti® Double Concentrated Tomato Paste (Doppio Concentrato) 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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