• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 24 hr
  • total: 24 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    In this luxurious dish, the marrow from slow-simmered beef shanks combines with pan juices and aromatic vegetables, creating a silky gravy perfect for serving with potatoes. Tender roasted garlic adds a deep, caramelized background note.

    Ingredients

    • 6 (1 1/2-inch-thick) beef shanks (6 pounds)
    • 1 tablespoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium beef broth (14 fluid ounces)
    • 2 cups water
    • 4 large heads of garlic, 1/4 inch of root end cut off and discarded to expose cloves
    • 2 (4-inch-long) strips fresh lemon zest
    • 8 fresh thyme sprigs
    • 2 Turkish bay leaves or 1 California
    • 3 celery ribs, cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
    • 3 large carrots, cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
    • Garnish: celery leaves
    • parchment paper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 229 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.28%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 7.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1338 mg 55.77%
    • Calcium: 219 mg 21.86%
    • Potassium: 397 mg 11.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.27%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 9.83%
    • Vitamin C 38.62%
    • Vitamin D 5%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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