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Artichoke and Lamb Shanks Crock Pot Dinner

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“This is a great dish to serve with rice, orzo pasta or polenta. It makes a good impression on guest and is easy to fix. To be really fancy sprinkle each serving with toasted pine nuts.”
READY IN:
7hrs 45mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 4 1/2 quart, or larger, electric crock pot, combine onion, bell pepper, celery, artichoke hearts,and olives.
  2. Rinse shanks and pat dry.
  3. Sprinkle all over with pepper.
  4. Place shanks in pot on top of vegetables.
  5. Add tomatoes with juice, add vinegar.
  6. Cover pot and cook until lamb is very tender.
  7. About 6-7 hours on low, less time on high.
  8. Remove shanks to a bowl and keep warm.
  9. Skim and discard fat from cooking liquid Turn crock pot to high.
  10. Mix cornstarch with 1 1/2 tablespoons water and pour into crock pot.
  11. Stir often until sauce bubbles (about 10 minutes).
  12. Spoon sauce and vegetables over lamb.
  13. Garnish with parsley.

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