slow cooker lamb shanks

★★★★★ 1
By Evie Normandin
from Lawrence, KS

I experimented a few times before coming up with this sure fire way to serve lamb shanks. Tehy are so tender and yummy, I never have any leftover.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For slow cooker lamb shanks

  • 4
    lamb shanks
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 3
    sliced carrots
  • 1
    diced onion
  • 2 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 c
    beef broth
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh minced rosemary
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 can
    mild flavored beer
  • 1 1/2 c
    orzo pasta, uncooked

How To Make slow cooker lamb shanks

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in pan. Salt and pepper lamb, brown on all sides and place in crock pot.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except orzo. Cook on high for 2 hours. Then low for about 6 more hours.
  • 3
    Remove meat from crock and keep warm. Remove sauce and veggies from crock, place in non-stick frying pan, cook on high for about 15 minutes stirring to keep from burning, until some of the juice has cooked down. Add orzo cook for about 15-20 minutes or until softened. Blot with papertowels to remove excess oil. Serve lamb on top of orzo and veggies.

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