Braised Lamb Shanks with Cannellini Beans

"This is delightfully simple as everything goes into one pot, no accompaniments are needed, and it provides a complete menu for two people. It is also very good with flageolet or borlotti beans to ring the changes."
Servings:
2 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
8.8 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
38
Low
Load
22
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories1034.23 kcal52%
Fat45.58 g65%
Carbs57.29 g22%
Sugars12.99 g14%
Protein58.88 g118%
Sodium590.16 mg30%
Fiber14.33 g51%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
38
Low
Glycemic Load
22
High

Ingredients

2 lamb shanks (each weighing about 1 lb/450 g)
1 fresh bay leaf
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary bruised in a mortar, then chopped, plus 4 sprigs, to garnish
salt and freshly milled black pepper
4 oz (110 g) dried cannellini beans, pre-soaked and drained
4 medium-sized, ripe tomatoes
1 large stick celery
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 large onion, peeled and cut into eighths through the root
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped into 2 inch (5 cm) chunks
15 fl oz (425 ml) red wine

Directions

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