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16 essential lamb shank recipes for winter

There's nothing quite like hearty, fall-apart-tender lamb shanks on a chilly evening. Including curried, Greek-style, slow cooker and Italian inspired, these recipes were made to satisfy.

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    Slow cooker lamb shanks

    Lamb shanks are cooked for over six hours in a slow cooker to produce this incredibly rich and delicious lamb dish. Served with instant polenta and crisp greens

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Baked curried lamb shanks with apples

    This baked lamb shanks recipe combines all those great curry flavours with apples and sultanas for a surprise burst of sweetness

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Baked lamb shanks

    A classic dinner recipe which slowly cooks lamb shanks with red wine and rosemary until wonderfully tender. Served with mashed potato or roast pumpkin, this dish is ideal for dinner parties

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Greek-style lamb shanks

    With the help of a pressure cooker, make these exquisitely spiced and flavoured Greek lamb shanks in no time.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Lamb shanks with lentil ragout

    Tender slow-cooked lamb shanks go brilliantly with a hearty lentil ragu for a filling and nutritious flavour-packed winter dinner for the whole family.

    Woman's Day|

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    Lamb shanks massaman

    Delicious tender lamb shanks in a rich and mild Massaman curry.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Slow cooked red wine and cranberry lamb shanks

    This hearty lamb dish is a classic of British and Australian cuisine. Immersed in a delightful red wine and cranberry sauce and placed on a bed of mashed potato this lamb shank dinner is a staple you can't go past.

    Woman's Day|

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    Lamb shank pies with peas

    This pie recipe has a tender lamb-shank meat filling topped with golden puff pastry. Serve with peas tossed in mint and butter

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Lamb shank & bean ragu

    Lamb shanks that will fall off the bone and melt in your mouth with a flavour-packed bean ragu.

    Australian Women's Weekly|