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       Title: Braised Lamb Shanks
  Categories: Lamb
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       6    Lamb shanks
            Flour for dredging
            Salt
            Pepper
     1/2 t  Oregano
     3/4 c  Chopped onions
     3/4 c  Chopped celery
     3/4 c  Chopped carrots
       1    Garlic clove, finely chopped
         pn Thyme
     3/4 c  Dry red wine
     3/4 c  Beef bouillon
     1/3 c  Salad oil
  
   Wipe the lamb shanks with a damp cloth. Combine flour, salt, pepper
   and oregano and dredge the meat with the seasoned flour. Brown in the
   oil and transfer to a casserole. Add the vegetables, garlic and thyme
   to the skillet and cook, stirring, 5 minutes.
   
   Pour the softened vegetables over the lamb and add the wine and beef
   bouillon. Cover and bake 1-1/2 hours, until the meat is tender.
   Thicken the gravy with a little flour mixed with cold water, if you
   like.
  
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