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  • 4 lamb shanks or 6 lamb shoulder chops
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 250 g whole baby mushrooms
  • 1-2 onions, chopped
  • 420 g can Wattie's Traditional Garlic Pasta Sauce
  • ½ cup red wine or beef stock
  • 10-12 black olives

Traditional Pasta Sauce

A rich traditional tomato sauce packed full of tomatoes.


1. Brown the lamb shanks in the hot oil in a frying pan. Transfer to a casserole dish.

2. Scatter over the mushrooms and onions.

3. Pour over the Wattie's Traditional Garlic Pasta Sauce, red wine and olives if using.

4. Bake at 180°C for about 1 hour or until the lamb shanks are tender.

5. Serve hot over mashed potato, polenta or pasta.


For variation: Add 4-6 chopped dried prunes for additional flavour texture.

Rate and Review

7 Ratings Tuscan Lamb Shanks

Reviews (7)

Beverley's Review | Rating

even the guys used this one for our group Medieval dinner!

Pam's Review | Rating

This is great, quick and easy impresses guests and so tasty.

Val's Review | Rating

A great and popular recipe when I have friends over for dinner. I use prunes rather than olives. Yum!

Henri's Review | Rating


Ted's Review | Rating

Good easy to construct . Tastes good.

dianne's Review | Rating

we have varied this recipe to use for chops- especislly the mutton ones as it tenderises them. The kids all love it and by adding more cans of the pasta sauce etc you can feed even the most ravenous teenager. Goes well in the slow cooker too.

natasha's Review | Rating

tastes great mix of flavours is amazing