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prep:
20 mins
bake:
2 hrs to 3 hrs at 325°
cook:
15 mins
Servings:
8
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Braised Beef Shanks with Mushrooms and Olives

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a Dutch oven heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef shanks and brown on both sides. Remove beef shanks from Dutch oven. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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  • Add onions, carrots, and garlic to Dutch oven. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until softened. Add wine and deglaze pan by scraping up any browned bits from the bottom. Add undrained tomatoes, beef broth, and beef shanks to pan. Bring to boiling.

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  • Cover and bake 2 to 3 hours, or until beef is tender, adding mushrooms the last 20 minutes of cooking time. Meanwhile prepare Fresh Herb Topper.

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  • Remove beef shanks to a serving platter. Strain vegetables from cooking liquid. Stir olives into vegetables and spoon over beef shanks. Skim fat from cooking liquid and drizzle over beef shanks, vegetables, and gnocchi. Sprinkle with Fresh Herb Topper. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Braised Beef Shanks with Mushrooms and Olives)

387 calories; total fat 20g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 10g; cholesterol 66mg; sodium 666mg; potassium 879mg; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 2g; sugar 6g; protein 34g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 2964IU; vitamin c 11mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 10mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 32mcg; vitamin b12 5mcg; calcium 101mg; iron 5mg.

Fresh Herb Topper

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  • In a small bowl combine Italian parsley, lemon peel, and garlic. Makes 1/4 cup.

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