Mediterranean-Style Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

    3 hours 30 min

    A succulent, tender and totally moreish lamb dish. Lamb shanks are rubbed with gyros seasoning, then slowly cooked in a baba ganoush seasoned beef stock. It is then served with a yoghurt-garlic sauce. Enjoy with mashed potatoes, if desired.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 4 lamb shanks
    • 1 tablespoon gyros seasoning
    • 1 teaspoon steak seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 115g aubergine and garlic spread, such as baba ganoush
    • 1 onion, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 tablespoon capers
    • 500ml beef stock
    • Garlic Sauce
    • 100g natural yoghurt
    • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

    1. Rub lamb shanks with gyros seasoning, steak seasoning and olive oil. Place in the pot of the slow cooker.
    2. In a large jug, combine the aubergine spread, onion, capers and beef stock. Mix well and pour over the lamb.
    3. Cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 6 hours.
    4. To make the garlic sauce: mix together the yoghurt, garlic, lemon juice, spring onion, dill and salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cover and chill until needed.
    5. Serve shanks on top of mashed potato, spoon some of the sauce on top then drizzle with yoghurt-garlic sauce.


    Gyros seasoning can be found in Mediterranean speciality shops or online.

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