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    This savory Moroccan lamb stew is perfumed with ginger, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, and vanilla.

    Ingredients

    • 4 lamb shanks (1 1/4 pounds each)
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 9 cups water
    • 1/4 cup honey
    • 1 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
    • 4 quinces (about 2 pounds total), peeled and quartered
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • Cooked couscous, for serving
    • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 584 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 47.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 102 mg 34.02%
    • Sodium: 152 mg 6.35%
    • Calcium: 89 mg 8.87%
    • Potassium: 808 mg 23.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 55 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 22.57%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 7.78%
    • Vitamin C 60.92%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit2 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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