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Variation Varoma Lamb Shanks



2 portion(s)


  • 2 Large Lamb Shanks
  • 2 sprig rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1.5 stalk Celery, Cut into chunks
  • 2 carrots, Cut into chunks
  • 0.5 onion, Halved
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 15 gram olive oil
  • 0.5 tablespoon TM Vegetable stock paste
  • 500 gram water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 50 gram red wine
  • 0.5 tablespoon raw sugar
  • Ground pepper, to taste
  • 25 g cornflour

Recipe's preparation

    Lamb Shanks
  1. Arrange shanks into Varoma dish, you will not need the tray.
  2. Place Rosemary over the top of shanks, season with salt and pepper and put Varoma lid on and set aside.
  3. Stock/Sauce
  4. Place celery, carrot, onion and garlic into bowl and chop 5 sec/speed 7.
  5. Scrape sides down, add oil and saute 5 minutes/Varoma/speed 2.
  6. Add stock paste, water, tomatoes, red wine, sugar and pepper to bowl. Place lid on, then Varoma into position. Cook 90 minutes/Varoma/speed 2.
  7. Turn lamb shanks over to ensure even cooking. For small shanks, cook for 30 mins/Varoma/Speed 2 OR for larger shanks 60 minutes/Varoma/speed 2.
  8. Once desired cooking time is up, remove Varoma and place over a Thermoserver to keep warm or place onto plates to begin cooling down a little. Place cornflour in bowl and cook a further 5 minutes/90 degrees/speed 4.
  9. Serve shanks with mashed potatoes (you can do this prior to shanks then keep hot in a Thermoserver whilst cooking shanks), steamed veges (you may be able to fit these in whilst cooking shanks) and drizzle with sauce.

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You can drizzle some sauce over the shanks throughout the cooking process if you like.

The left over sauce could easily be eaten as a soup, either as is or with some left over meat shredded into it. To shread ANY steamed meat, chop into chunks and shred 3-5 seconds/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 4

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