• 4servings
  • 150minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids
VitaminsA, B3, B12, C, D, P
MineralsZinc, Copper, Natrium, Silicon, Magnesium, Sulfur, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 medium fresh artichokes (or 8 jarred artichoke hearts, rinsed well and halved)

  2. 1/2 cup olive oil

  3. 6 (1-pound) lamb shanks, cut 1-inch thick

  4. 1 onion, finely chopped

  5. 6 garlic cloves , minced

  6. 1 1/2 cups lamb or beef stock

  7. Salt

  8. 1/4 pound finely chopped serrano ham

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Remove the outer leaves of the artichokes so that only the tender inner leaves remain. Bring a pot of water to boil, add the trimmed artichokes and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove artichokes, let cool, then slice in half in order to scoop out the chokes with a small spoon. Reserve hearts.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a large casserole , add the lamb shanks and saute until browned on all sides, about 15 minutes. Transfer lamb shanks to a shallow roasting pan and scatter the onions and garlic in the pan. Pour in the meat stock, and roast for 30 minutes.

  4. Place a small saucepan over low heat, add the ham and saute until lightly browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Add the artichokes to the lamb, baste the meat and artichokes with the accumulated juices, and roast for another 10 minutes. Add the ham and roast another 5 minutes, or until lamb is desired doneness. Remove lamb from oven, let rest a few minutes, then serve warm.


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