This recipe is great and easy. Despite the long cooking, it allows you to enjoy your guests instead of cooking all day! Prepare in the morning, put it in the oven at lunch and at dinner time, just prepare the pasta and hop you are done!
2 tspground pepper
3branches of fresh rosemary
2 red onions
2 garlic cloves
1cup red wine
1 tbspvegetable oil
2 lamb shanks(1 1/2 kg)
Start the oven at 325 degrees.
Wash and cut all the vegetables and set aside.
Pour 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil and 1 tbsp. of butter in a dutch oven. Add the lamb shank into the dutch oven, and sprinkle the flour on them.
Add all the spices on the lamb shanks.
Roast the lamb shanks on all sides, into the dutch oven. Just enough to give them a nice coloration. Set aside on a plate, when they are nicely roasted.
Add the rest of the butter, in the same dutch oven and, roast all the vegetables. Again, just enough to give them a nice color.
Add the lamb shanks back into the dutch oven, over the vegetables.
Add the red wine, the tomato passata, and the water. Put the lid on and put into the oven for 4 - 5 hours at 325.