Slow cooker lamb shanks

Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

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Evie Normandin


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.


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30 Min
8 Hr


  • 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(s)
    diced tomatoes drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh minced rosemary
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    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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