Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe serves: 4
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 150 Minutes

Braised Lamb Shanks


  • 4 lamb shanks
  • 1 Tbsp. Bertolli® Classico™ Olive Oil
  • 2 medium red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 jar Bertolli® Vineyard Premium Collections Fire Roasted Tomato with Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch-thick slices


  1. Season lamb, if desired, with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat Olive Oil in deep 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and brown lamb, turning once, about 30 minutes. Remove lamb from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add onions to same skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until lighty golden. Stir in ginger, garlic, paprika, red pepper flakes and Sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except potatoes and lamb. Return to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, then return lamb to skillet. Simmer covered 1 hour.
  4. Stir in potatoes and simmer covered an additional 1 hour or until potatoes and lamb are tender.

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