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    Greek-Style Lamb Shanks

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    Cook Time:

    3 hrs 15 mins

    30 mins

    2 hrs 45 mins

    Alan in SW Florida's Note:

    This savory one-pot meal combines four classic Greek flavors - lemon, dill, parsley and lamb.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a 8-quart Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat, Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt on lamb shanks. Cook lamb shanks, 2 at a time, until browned on all sides. Remove shanks to a bowl as they brown.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In drippings in Dutch oven, cook onions and carrots until tender and lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, cook 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Return lamb shanks to Dutch oven. Add tomatoes with their juice, chicken broth, and 3/4 teaspoon salt; heat to boiling over high heat. Cover Dutch oven and bake 1 1/2 hours. Turn lamb shanks over; add potatoes and green beans. Cover and bake 1 1/4 hours longer or until lamb and potatoes are tender.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, from lemons, grate 1 tablespoon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice.
    5. 5
      When lamb shanks are done, skim fat from sauce. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, dill, and parsley.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek-Style Lamb Shanks

    Serving Size: 1 (1025 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1311.9
     
    Calories from Fat 547
    41%
    Total Fat 60.8 g
    93%
    Saturated Fat 23.7 g
    118%
    Cholesterol 408.0 mg
    136%
    Sodium 1233.4 mg
    51%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.2 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 12.4 g
    49%
    Sugars 8.8 g
    35%
    Protein 129.1 g
    258%

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