Tarragon Lamb Shanks with Cannellini Beans

Drench tender lamb shanks in perfectly seasoned veggies and savory Cannellini Beans. You'll be surprised at the remarkable taste!

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces lamb and 2/3 cup bean mixture)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 353
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 50.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.9g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 145mg
  • Iron: 4.9mg
  • Sodium: 554mg
  • Calcium: 80mg

Ingredients

  • 4 (1 1/2-pound) lamb shanks
  • 1 (19-ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups diced peeled carrot
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

Preparation

  1. 1. Trim fat from lamb shanks. Place beans and next 4 ingredients (through garlic) in a 7-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Place lamb shanks on bean mixture; sprinkle with tarragon, salt, and pepper. Pour tomatoes over lamb. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour. Reduce heat to LOW, and cook 9 hours or until lamb is very tender.
  2. 2. Remove lamb shanks from slow cooker. Pour bean mixture through a colander or sieve over a bowl, reserving liquid. Let liquid stand 5 minutes; skim fat from surface of liquid. Return bean mixture to liquid. Remove lamb from bones; discard bones. Serve lamb with bean mixture.
  3. Nutrition Tip: Canned beans are a convenient option when you don't have time to prepare dried beans--the drawback is the sodium content. Reduce the sodium content of any variety of canned beans by 40 percent simply by draining and rinsing them.
Note:

Canned beans are a convenient option when you don’t have time to prepare dried beans−the drawback is the sodium content. Reduce the sodium content of any variety of canned beans by 40 percent simply by draining and rinsing them.

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