Lamb Shanks

Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

4.11 from 28 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish


  • 2 Onions Chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2-4 Cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 2 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 400 g butter beans
  • 1 tsp. mixed herbs
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2-4 Lamb Shanks
  • 25 g butter
  • 160 g mushroom sliced
  • 500 ml tomato passata
  • 250 ml beef stock
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper


  • In the slow cooker bowl, place the onions, carrots, garlic, herbs, beans, tomato puree and mustard. Season with salt, pepper. Stir to combine all the flavour together.
  • In a large sauté pan, warm some oil over high heat. Add the shanks. Season well and caramelise for 2-3 minutes until coloured on all sides turning carefully with tongs. Transfer the lamb shanks to the slow cooker.
  • In the pan, add the mushroom, season well with salt and pepper and sauté for 2 minutes with butter. Add the passata and stock. Bring to simmer for 1 minute or so. Pour the mixture over the lamb shanks in the slow cooker. Cover with the lid and cook on low setting for 9 hours or high setting 4-5 hours or until the meat is tender. Check the seasoning and serve with buttery mash potato.
Keyword Lamb, slow cooker

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