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  1. 1 c Dried Cannellini, great

  2. - Northern or navy beans 1 lg Head garlic

  3. 1 tb Olive oil

  4. 4 Lamb shanks, trimmed of fat

  5. - and membrane (1 pound) 2 sm Carrots, peeled and diced

  6. 1 Onion, chopped

  7. 1 Stalk celery, diced

  8. 1/2 c Dry red wine

  9. 1/2 c Defatted beef stock

  10. 28 oz Plum tomatoes, drained

  11. - (1 can) 2 tb Chopped fresh rosemary -or-

  12. 2 ts dried

  13. 1 Bay leaf

  14. 8 hours of overnight. Alternatively, in a large pot, cover beans with water and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand for 1 hour. Preheat oven to

  15. 300 degrees. Remove as much of the outer husk of the garlic as possible without separating the colves. Wrap loosely in aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Unwrap foil and separate the cloves slightly so that they cook evenly. Wrap again and bake for 30 minutes longer, or until the garlic is very soft. Set aside to cool. Increase oven temperature to

  16. 325 degrees. In a Dutch oven, heat

  17. 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb shanks and brown on all sides. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels. Add the remaining

  18. 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan, then add carrots, onions and celery; saute for 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Add wine and cook until it has reduced by half,

  19. 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in beef stock, tomatoes, rosemary and bay leaf. Peel half the roasted garlic cloves and add to the pan; bring to a boil. Return the meat to the pan, cover tightly and place in the oven. Bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, turning the shanks occasionally, or until the meat is very tender. Meanwhile, drain beans and place in a large heavy pot. Add water to cover by about 4 inches and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes to

  20. 1 hour, or until the beans are tender. Drain.

  21. 2 days. Lift off fat that has solidified on the surface of the stew and reheat before proceeding.

  22. 5 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Peel the remaining roasted garlic and add to the sauce along with the drained beans. Heat through and season with salt and pepper. Mound the bean mixture on a platter and place the lamb shanks on top. Serves

  23. 4. CALORIES:


  25. 40 GRAMS; FAT:


  27. 46 GRAMS; SODIUM:


  29. 89 MILLIGRAMS.


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