Mediterranean-Style Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

Mediterranean-Style Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks


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About this recipe: 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.


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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