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Lamb Shanks with Lentils

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Category: Lamb/Sheep, Lentils

 Ingredients List

  • 6 md Lamb shanks, about 8 oz each
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 2 ts Minced garlic
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Dried oregano
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 c Lentils
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 sm Onion, stuffed with 3 whole
  • -cloves
  • 1/2 c Chopped celery
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 6 Thin lemon slices


From "The Complete Book of Greek Cooking," edited by Katherine R.
Boulukos (Harper-Collins).

In a large skillet, brown lamb shanks in oilve oil. Add 1/2 cup water,
garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, oregano and pepper. Cook, covered, over low
heat for one hour, or until tender.

Rinse lentils and drain. In a medium saucepan, combine lentils, 3 cups
water, onion, celery, bay leaf and 1-1/2 teaspoons of salt. Simmer,
uncovered, 50-60 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

Pour mixture into greased baking dish. Top with meat, lemon slices.
Bake 20-25 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and lentils are tender.
Discard onion and bay leaf.

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