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Braised Lamb Shanks and Vertebrae

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  • Braised Lamb Shanks and Vertebrae

    Here’s what you will need for this delicious dish, Enjoy my Primal friends!

    2 Lamb Shanks
    4 Lamb Vertebrae
    Sea salt and pepper to taste
    2 tablespoons coconut oil
    2 onions, chopped
    1 large sweet potato cut into 1/2 inch squares
    8 cloves garlic, minced
    1 bottle red wine
    4 peeled tomatoes with juice
    2 cups beef broth (either make your own or buy some low sodium organic broth)
    5 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
    2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

    Here’s how to make it:
    Sprinkle shanks and vertebrae with salt and pepper. Heat coconut oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Cook until brown on all sides, about 5-10 minutes. Transfer shanks to plate.

    Add onions, sweet potato, and garlic to pot and saute until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in wine, tomatoes, and beef broth. Season with rosemary and thyme. Return shanks to pot, pressing down to submerge. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 hours. Remove cover from pot. Simmer about 20 minutes longer. Transfer shanks and sweet potatoes to an oven safe platter and keep warm in a pre-heated oven.
    Boil juices in pot until thickened, about 15 minutes.
    Spoon over shanks, and thoroughly enjoy! My goodness this dish is truly unbelievably delicious.
    Nutty Kitchen

    cook for life!

  • #2
    What is lamb vertebrae??
    Real Good Primal Food


    • #3
      Hi Pantrybites, been slammed with work, sorry for the late reply. Lamb vertebrae are the neck part of the lamb. We like to use everything, just about. Putting them in with the lamb shanks cooks them wonderfully and soft. Very delicious.
      Nutty Kitchen

      cook for life!