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Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato, Romano and Dill Mash

This is a rusky dish that can be served up as comfort food during the cold winter months or as a spectacular dish for any dinner party. A favorite with family and friends this dish is sure to satisfy.



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    Lamb Shank Cooking Instructions

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    1. Preheat Oven at 140 degrees Celsius

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    2. Put a casserole or saucepan on the heat and add olive oil, sauté

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    the shanks until nice and brown all over, add 1 ½ - 2 cups red

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    wine and simmer to de-glaze the pan

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    3. Add tomatoes, stock, some salt and pepper, bay leaves, sage

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    and marjoram put lid on and place in he oven for 1hr 15 mins

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    4. Time to prepare the vegetables chopping them into rustic chunks

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    or smaller if preferred

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    5. After 1hr 15 mins add the celery, onions, parsnip, turnip and garlic

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    6. Add remaining red wine

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    7. Taste the sauce and add additional salt, pepper, sage and

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    marjoram if required

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    8. If dish is dry, add additional water as required

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    9. Put lid back on and continue to cook for additional 30 – 45 mins or

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    until vegetables are soft and the lamb is very tender and almost

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    falling off the bone – remember to remove bay leaves

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    Sweet Potato, Romano and Dill Mash Cooking Instructions

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    1. Chop and Boil Sweet Potato

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    2. Drain, add butter, salt, pepper and olive oil and mash together

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    3. Stir in Yogurt and Dill

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    4. Stir in Romano Cheese


Serving Instructions

1. Place one generous scoop of Mash in centre of plate
2. Carefully place serving of shank diagonally across mash
3. Scoop vegetable and gravy mix across the shank and around
4. Serve with a either a Merlot or Cab Sav (same quality or better
then used in preparation)

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Andrew Graham

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz are the best wines to pair with Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato, Romano and Dill Mash.


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Posted by Wayne53Report
Looks great. Giving this one a go today as it is rainy and cold.