Lamb shanks slow cooker recipe with red wine and rosemary

lamb shanks clow cooker ingredientsMy lamb shanks with chorizo and garlic is one of the most popular recipes on here so I thought I’d have a second option just in case chorizo and garlic isn’t your thing. I decided on rosemary which always marries well with lamb and red wine. Cooked in the slow cooker it becomes a succulent piece of meat that literally falls off the bone and having spent half a day surrounded by delicious flavours the meat is super tasty too.

A simple and easy recipe to follow which will definitely wow over whoever eats with you.

Lamb shanks with red wine and rosemary – easy slow cooker recipe

Ingredients
2 lamb shanks
oil
100 ml red wine
1 onion
200g  carrots – I used small chantenay whole
2 parsnips – because I had them in the fridge
150 g small potatoes
2 rosemary sprigs
3 bay leaves
250ml lamb stock (beef will do too)
1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
1 tbsp wine vinegar
salt and pepper

Season the lamb shanks and fry off over a high heat until browned on all sides. Transfer to the slow cooker.

Add the red wine to the pan and simmer to burn off the alcohol, add to the slow cooker

Fry the onion until soft and golden and add to the slow cooker. Whilst frying prepare your carrots, parsnips and new potatoes and throw them in the slow cooker too.

Add the rosemary sprigs, bay leaves, stock, mustard and wine vinegar and stir. Season well and stir, cook for 4 hours on the high setting or 8 on low.

lamb shanks rosemary and red wine  slow cooker recipe

You can add a bunch of chopped fresh parsley before serving and it could be served with mash potato too. I didn’t as we had the new potatoes.

lamb shanks rosemary and red wine  slow cooker recipe

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