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Sliced Beef Shanks Braised in Merlot
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14 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 2HRS 30MINS

Sliced Beef Shanks Braised in Merlot

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Shanks of beef, veal, lamb or game is perfectly suitable to be braised slowly in wine. The cooking liquid and gentle heat of slowly simmering breaks down the collagen, producing a wonderful texture and great flavor, unlike any other part of the animal.
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Shanks of beef, veal, lamb or game is perfectly suitable to be braised slowly in wine. The cooking liquid and gentle heat of slowly simmering breaks down the collagen, producing a wonderful texture and great flavor, unlike any other part of the animal.
2HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$3.97
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Beef Shank
3 slices
Beef Shank
Kosher Salt
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Carrot
2
Medium Carrots
Onion
2
Large Onions
Merlot
3 cups
Merlot
Garlic Paste
1 Tbsp
Garlic Paste
Fresh Oregano
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Oregano
Beef Stock
2 cups
Beef Stock
Scallion
1 Tbsp
Scallion, sliced
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
510
Fat
13.4 g
Protein
40.9 g
Carbs
21.4 g
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step 1
Season Beef Shank (3 slices) with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 1 Season Beef Shank (3 slices) with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 2
Saute in Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) on both sides until browned, remove meat, reserve.
step 2 Saute in Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) on both sides until browned, remove meat, reserve.
step 3
Cut Carrots (2) and Onions (2) into large dice, saute until caramelized.
step 3 Cut Carrots (2) and Onions (2) into large dice, saute until caramelized.
step 4
Add Merlot (3 cups), Canned Tomato Purée (1 cup), Bay Leaves (3), Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Fresh Oregano (1/2 Tbsp), and Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 4 Add Merlot (3 cups), Canned Tomato Purée (1 cup), Bay Leaves (3), Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Fresh Oregano (1/2 Tbsp), and Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 5
Add Beef Stock (2 cups), cover, simmer until beef is tender but NOT falling apart, about 2-3 hours, depending on the thickness of the shank slices.
step 5 Add Beef Stock (2 cups), cover, simmer until beef is tender but NOT falling apart, about 2-3 hours, depending on the thickness of the shank slices.
step 6
Remove the marrow from each shank bone, set aside. Remove the bone from each slice without ripping the shanks apart.
step 6 Remove the marrow from each shank bone, set aside. Remove the bone from each slice without ripping the shanks apart.
step 7
With a slotted spoon remove the vegetables from the sauce, reserve; strain the sauce through a fine mesh sieve, check and adjust seasoning.
step 7 With a slotted spoon remove the vegetables from the sauce, reserve; strain the sauce through a fine mesh sieve, check and adjust seasoning.
step 8
Mix Scallion (1 Tbsp) and Fresh Cilantro (1 tsp) with the vegetables.
step 8 Mix Scallion (1 Tbsp) and Fresh Cilantro (1 tsp) with the vegetables.
step 9
Plate the shanks in a deep serving dish.
step 9 Plate the shanks in a deep serving dish.
step 10
Add the sauce, top with the vegetables; side with pasta, rice, potatoes or rustic bread.
step 10 Add the sauce, top with the vegetables; side with pasta, rice, potatoes or rustic bread.
step 11
Serve and enjoy!
step 11 Serve and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
French
Father's Day
Winter
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