Paleo Friendly Braised Lamb Shanks

When you are looking for a hearty nourishing meal that is packed with flavor and can be thrown in the Instapot or croc pot before heading out the door this is a great choice! Your food can be tasty, nutritious and meet all your diet choices, plus knowing your farmer and having a personal touchpoint for where your food comes from can put your mind at ease.

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  • 1 Package (2) Nourished With Nature lamb shanks

  • 1 medium onion coarsely chopped

  • 3-4 medium carrots cut into 1-2” pieces

  • 1-2 stalks celery cut into 1” pieces

  • 1 cup white wine or chicken broth

  • 3-4 cloves whole or crushed garlic

  • 2-3 Tbsp Nourished With Nature forest raised pork lard

  • 2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

How to Make It:

Thaw and thoroughly dry shanks with a paper towel. Add lard to a dutch oven and heat until just before smoking (370 degrees). Salt and pepper shanks to taste, then brown in hot lard until all sides have a dark brown color. Remove from heat and add white wine to deglaze dutch oven. Then add remaining ingredients on top. Cover dutch oven with lid and braise in 300 degree oven 3 hours or until meat easily slides off bone. Reserve juices to serve with mashed potatoes and green salad. Enjoy!

Serves 4-6